Crans Montana, Switzerland

Ski Facts

resort altitude: 1500m
ski area: Crans Montana
height at summit: 3000m
marked runs: 160km
snow park: yes
snow rating:

Travel Facts:

nearest airports: basel
geneva 3hrs
sion 0½hrs
zurich 3hrs
rail: sierre (15km)
sion (22km)

Who would love it here?


Crans Montana

Crans Montana Ski, Snowboard & Summer Holidays

Crans Montana, originally two villages which are merging at the fringes, has been attracting skiers for over 100 years. It is set on a sunny, south-facing shelf and views of the Alps are breathtaking. The resort centres may not be the most charming, but it has a wonderful woodland setting. There is also lots of shopping available.

Winter activities include:

paragliding, swimming pools/ saunas available in many of the hotels, bowling, winter walking trails, good shopping, squash, ice rink, curling, toboggan run, balloon flights.

Summer activities include:

golf (3 courses), mountain biking, walking and hiking trails, tennis, swimming , riding, hang gliding.

More info:

Eating out: very good choice of places to eat out and menus and prices to suit all.
Apres ski: some good lively bars and clubs.
Non skiers: nice walks, funicular to Sierre or train to Sion is very easy. Montreux is also within reach.