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Verbier, Switzerland is a village above the picturesque valley 'Val de Bagnes' located on a bright and sunny plateau. This large alpine village of Verbier is a favorite place for travelers and mountain lovers.

Made of chalet-style buildings all over the place, Verbier, Switzerland is situated at an altitude of 4922 ft, where from a beautiful vista of the snow covered peaks of Combins and Mont Blanc of France can be enjoyed.

With more than one million tourists visiting Verbier every year, it is a favorite and the most popular skiing area of Europe. "Les 4 Vallees" lay on the middle of the town, with 400 km of downhill that is easily accessible by the enthusiasts. There are many annual sports and events held in this small town of Verbier, Switzerland . Golfers, mountain bikers and hikers love to spend their vacations here. In summer, glaciers are open skiing whereas in winters, Verbier hosts the 'Xtreme Verbier', an event organized for snowboarders who descent the slopes at breakneck speed. In the warmer months, classical music lovers gather in the town for the much awaited Verbier Festival and Academy . In August, every year, at the beginning of the fall, the mountain-bikers congregate to take part in the competition 'Grand Raid'.


An easy to explore destination, Verbier is in the southwestern part of Switzerland , 28 km from Martigny. One can either take the air route or come by road. The two major airports Geneva and Zurich are only at a distance of 163 km and 280 km. Verbier is also accessible by car from Geneva in 2 hours time or from Zurich in 3 hours. A cheaper option would be the public transportation that hardly takes a nominal time of 3 hours from Geneva and 4 and half hours from Zurich.

A unique atmosphere is guaranteed when you are in Verbier, Switzerland with the following attraction places and activities:
  • Mont-Fort at 10'925 ft and enjoy the beautiful sunrise.
  • The new 'Arapaho' scooter, an exclusively modified downhill scooter, for traveling between Les Ruinettes and Verbier or between Savoleyres and La Tsournaz.
  • Verbier Castle, an uncovered ruins of the medieval period.
  • Verbier-Village Chapel, a collection of painting showing St. Francis and Mary Magdalene surrounding St. Bartholomew
  • Lake Geneva and Montreux
  • Chateau de Chillon
  • Lausanne, the Olympic's city that also homes the Swiss Hotel School.
  • The Alpine Museum



Some of the other Entertainment activities include:
  • Sports Center
  • Nightlife rejuvenated with various bars, discotheques, clubs and pubs
  • Shopping malls
Celebration and Events held every year in Verbier :
  • Verbier Ride
  • O'Neill Xtreme by Powerade
  • Beach Volley tournament
  • Verbier Festival & Academy
  • Grand Raid
There are also various recreational and leisure arrangements for children and teenagers at Verbier, Switzerland . Kid workshops and summer camps with pony riding, trekking and training in rock climbing, canyoning, fishing or bivouacking, etc. are also made available for young visitors.

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