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Friday Feature: Verbier, Switzerland



Verbier is located in the southwest of Switzerland bordering France to the west and Italy to the south, and has quickly become an adventure lovers dream. Whether you are looking to hit the slopes during a winter ski trip or hike the beautiful mountains in summertime, this beautiful valley town speaks to all active travelers. How do you get to this adventure lovers paradise? It’s about a two-hour drive from Geneva airport, or you can take a train from the airport to Le Chable and then hop onto the gondola to the centre of resort.

Best Times to Visit: The ski season in Verbier runs from the end of November to early May. But if you want to guarantee snow, early March is the best time to go. During the summer months, Verbier offers everything from cycling, walking and paragliding holidays for adventure travelers!

Things to do:

Take in the amazing views from Mont Fort. Mont Fort is the highest peak in the 4 Vallées. From Verbier village, it takes four cable cars and a brief climb up a stone staircase. Once at the top, take in the amazing vista that includes Mont Blanc, the Dents du Midi, the Matterhorn and the Rhone Valley!

Hit the slopes. Verbier and the 4 valleys area is the most popular ski destination in Switzerland. The whole ski area has 35 blue, 39 red, 14 black pistes, a snow park, a handful of cross-country ski and winter walking trails.

Spend time in nature. While Verbier is a great winter destination, this beautiful spot is also great in the summertime. With over 200 miles of walking and hiking trails, there are routes for every single ability. Spend the day exploring the beautiful scenery but don’t forget your camera!

Check out the awesome bars and restaurants in town. After a day of skiing or hiking through the valleys, make sure to explore the awesome bars and restaurants located throughout the downtown area. Some of our favorites are: Restaurant La Grange, Au Vieux Verbier, Carrefour Restaurant, and Restaurant Le Caveau.

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Feature Hotels: The Lodge Verbier, W Verbier, Chalet d’Adrien

Follow the adventure!