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The Verbier St. Bernard ski resort
But beyond its traditional side, the resort is also considered as one of the cradles of Freeride and New School. It has 300 kilometres of medium-difficulty runs and over 100 kilometres of downhill runs that will give you a thrill.
Verbier St Bernard and the 4 valleys
The resort of Verbier St Bernard is part of the large ski area known as “the 4 valleys”. The largest ski area in Switzerland, you will have access to extreme ski zones thanks to the “High Mountain Tours”, not to mention the immense descents which you can enjoy in complete peace of mind given the size of the ski area.
Today, Verbier retains the advantages that earned it the title of best Swiss ski resort two years running.
- First of all, an infinite playground. The resort is directly linked to the 4 Valleys ski area, with legendary slopes and peaks, wide open spaces that are an inexhaustible source of inspiration for nature lovers, a plethora of activities for the whole family, and an unbeatable offer of thrills.
- And, for the greatest happiness of gourmets and epicureans, a multitude of good spots: on the slopes, on the terrace or in the charming little streets. Because Verbier St Bernard has something for everyone.
Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the 3300m high Mont-Fort and the famous heli-skiing sessions in this ski area.
The privileged location of Vernier St Bernard, only 155 kilometres from Geneva and the direct bus connection (approx. 2.5 hours) will give you easy access to one of the most remarkable resorts in the Swiss Alps.
The ski resort of Verbier St. Bernard is committed to sustainable development
The Trail participates in the redeployment of the arole in the St. Bernard region
The proximity of the characteristics of the arole to the profile of the trailer particularly appealed to the Trail Committee, which wished to commit itself to its recrudescence in the region. This is how the Verbier St-Bernard Trail Arolla Forest was born in 2016, which you can find at the entrance to La Fouly. Each year, the organisation and several volunteers get together for a planting day, and to date more than 100 aroles have populated the forest!
THE TRAIL ORGANISATION IS TAKING NUMEROUS MEASURES TO REDUCE THE ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT OF THE EVENT.
For example, each runner has to take a cup with them along the route to avoid throwing thousands of plastic cups into the environment. Most of the equipment in the stations is reused over the years. Each station leader is given a list of recommendations to avoid wasting energy and materials at the sites and to reduce noise pollution in the villages as much as possible.
Unforgettable experiences in Verbier St. Bernard
Do you want to experience a unique thrill? You won’t be disappointed with the Tyrolean zip line!
A descent of 1.4 kilometres awaits you at more than 100 km/h above the Tortin glacier between Mont-Fort and the Gentianes. Can you imagine? Let yourself go, you won’t regret it!
During the winter months, the waterfalls in the Verbier ski resort become playgrounds for climbing enthusiasts, with routes for both beginners and experienced climbers looking for a unique experience. The resort is blessed with a large number of naturally frozen waterfalls, and the area offers climbs you won’t soon forget!
The mountain resort of Verbier St. Bernard in summer
Try the Via Cordata on Mont-Fort!
This infrastructure equipped with spindles now allows you to reach the summit of Mont-Fort and its 3329 metres on foot following an itinerary built into the cliff and on the glacier ridge. This route includes hiking passages on the Tortin and Mont-Fort glaciers as well as rock climbing passages and has the advantage of being entirely accessible by ski lift, either from Verbier or from Nendaz.
It takes about three hours to complete the 2 kilometres and 500 metres of ascent. Once you reach the summit, you can return by cable car or on foot after tasting the highest fondue in Europe at the Mont-Fort igloo.
The resort of Verbier Saint Bernard offers you quad biking! Go for a day or a half-day ride through the green and grey landscapes of the Swiss resort. Several routes are possible, and children are welcome, provided they are accompanied.
Hotels in the resort of Verbier St. Bernard
Hotel de Verbier ****
The hotel has a restaurant, bar, gym and free Wi-Fi and is located in the Verbier ski resort, 400 metres from the 4 Valleys. This 4-star hotel offers ski storage and room service. It offers family rooms.
There is also a wellness area with a sauna and whirlpool. The area is popular for cycling and skiing. A bicycle rental service is available on site.
La Ruinette Apartments ****
La Ruinette Apartments is located in Villette – Le Châble, 300 metres from the Verbier ski resort and Bruson ski area cable car. It offers self-catering accommodation with a balcony and a panoramic view of the beautiful mountains.
Decorated in a modern and elegant style, all of the accommodation has high quality beds and bed linen. They also include a fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette. There is also a flat-screen TV.
Hotel Terminus ***
Renovated in 2016, the Hotel Terminus occupies a historic building dating back to 1910, in the heart of the Swiss village of Orsières, on the road to the Great St. Bernard Pass, near Champex, La Fouly, Verbier and Martigny.
The hotel offers free garage parking, where you can also secure your motorbikes or bicycles. On site, you can enjoy fresh local dishes in the Café-Restaurant Quai de l’Ours or have a drink on the terrace.
Skiing in Verbier St. Bernard: the resort’s main strengths
✅ The resort offers a ski pass price of less than xx€
✅ Eco-responsible resort: many initiatives are carried out to protect the environment.
✅ A wide range of services adapted to families
✅ Wide range of restaurants
✅ Accommodation located close to the ski slopes
✅ Beginner slopes accessible from the lower part of the resort
✅ Access adapted for people with reduced mobility
✅ Ski and snowboard schools with experienced professionals