Ski Resort Review

Verbier Ski Resort Review

Verbier is an attractive modern ski resort, built in traditional chalet style. The village lies in a sunny, south facing bowl with spectacular views of the surrounding peaks.

The largest ski resort in the 4 Vallees ski region, with over 400 kms of piste. Verbier is home to some of the most challenging skiing in the Alps.

Verbier in Brief

Getting There:
Zűrich: 300km (187 miles).
Geneva: 160km (100 miles);
Martgny: 30km (19 miles).
Rail and bus services available from Geneva, Zűrich and Martigny. Railway station at Le Châble: 8km (5 miles).

1,500 - 3,330m (4,920 - 10,930ft).

No of Lifts:
95 in entire ski area.

Types of Pistes:
33% beginner, 42% intermediate, 25% advanced.

Main Advantages:
Large linked ski area, extensive off-piste; attractive town; lively nightlife.

Quite expensive; ski run back to resort can be busy; overcrowded pistes in certain areas.