Verbier is a stunning Swiss village with a serious ski obsession. It has the reputation of offering some of the best skiing in Europe… and it’s easy to see why. With 410km of piste, a resort height of 3330m and tons of fresh powder bowls, Verbier will certainly put you through your paces!
Beginners can learn the basics at Les Esserts, an ideal, gentle slope for learners and families. Le Rouge has a slightly steeper slope to help you master turns, and this area joins with the rest of the mountain so you can head up once you feel more confident on your skis and board. Heading up the Medran lift, Lac De Vaux and Le Chaux are great starting points for testing your new skills, whilst the area of Savoleyres is filled with wide, shallow slopes for practicing all day. For the more experienced skier, Verbier really is a mountain playground, there’s always somewhere new to explore. If you’re one for verticals, the mogul fields from the top of Mont Fort is an experience you’ll never forget.
Thanks to the altitude, the resort has an excellent snow record, and its southwest facing direction offers sunny skiing usually from December through to the end of April
After a long day on the slopes, nothing quite beats a few well-earned après ski drinks amongst friends. Verbier is just as famous for its buzzing après scene as for its great skiing, with no shortage of great spots to enjoy once the lifts stop! From the best bars to highly-rated restaurants, from large sun-decks to laid-back lounges, we have the low-down on all things après.
And beyond the extreme, Verbier has just as much to offer off the slopes; from paragliding to pampering, snow-shoeing to shopping… the opportunities are endless.