Verbier Ski Weekends
Verbier is a charming Alpine town set in a south-facing bowl in the heart of the Swiss Alps. The resort is part of the fantastic 4 Vallées ski area, which holds over 400km of slopes in a completely linked area. Verbier is also a luxurious and stylish resort, filled with rustic chalets and perfect for groups of skiers looking for a weekend in a bustling village with plenty of life. Travelling to Verbier takes no time at all either, with a transfer time of two hours from Geneva.
- Approximately 120 minutes from Geneva
- The pistes surrounding the resort are brilliant for intermediates
- Advanced skiers will find a wealth of freeride skiing to be done
Verbier’s chalet-style village is extremely picturesque and the resort has gone to great lengths to maintain its Alpine charm; almost all of the buildings are made in the traditional Alpine design with lovely wood cladding. The resort has a lively atmosphere and attracts visitors looking for a weekend of luxury; the centre is filled with beautiful five-star hotels and rustic little chalets with plenty of character. Verbier also has a free bus network that makes travelling to and from the town centre or the ski lifts easy.
Skiers will be welcomed by a huge ski area that reaches heights of 3,330m. You can rest assured that Verbier will have great snow all the way through the season; making it ideal for weekend breaks in spring. Most of the slopes are south-facing too, which means that you can look forward to plenty of long, sunny days on the mountain. Skiing ability isn’t an issue, any standard of skier will find this area to be a snowy playground that will keep them entertained over a weekend.
Verbier is known as a freeride capital throughout the skiing world, many of the Freeride World Tour pros travel here to make the most of its outstanding off-piste terrain. The better the skier you are, the more this great resort comes into its own. There are plenty of great options for advanced skiing, you can carve down some of the steep, long runs from the top of Mont Fort or Mount Gelé. Or try heli-skiing if you want to get to the untouched powder on your short break.
The resort is perfect for groups looking for memorable dining experiences and a lively après scene. The restaurants have lots of variety and you can find everything from traditional Swiss fondue to inspired Asian dishes. Verbier is known to attract a young crowd because of its brilliant après, try Vie Montagne for imaginative cocktails and craft beer, or head to Le Rouge for dancing on a sunny terrace with live music that spans into the evening.