• A sweeping view of Nendaz charmingly perched in the mountains
  • A paraglider above the village
  • A glorious pink and blue Nendaz sunset

Nendaz

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Nendaz is at the heart of the Alps in the Valais region which is the sunniest region in Switzerland. Whether you want activity or relaxation in the summer or winter you’ll discover breathtaking scenery and plenty to do and see. Views from Nendaz stretch out over the valley and the 4,000m high mountains that dominate it – so you can spend your days just looking at the views.

 

In winter, you can gorge yourself on a paradise of skiing. Haute Nendaz is linked to Europe’s top ski area, the 4-Valleys, with its 92 ski lifts and 412 km of pistes. The north facing slopes, the high altitude and the Mont-Fort glacier (at 3,300m) guarantee snow from December to April.

 

For families, Tracouet ski area is the ideal site to have your first experiences of snow, offering a beginners’ park; including a snow garden, a beginners’ lift, 3 ski schools, a snowtubing zone, a nursery and numerous activities. Tracouet is directly above Haute Nendaz and is linked by a cable car from the town centre.

 

In summer, you can discover the area on foot via the network of Bisses, which are paths that run alongside the irrigation canals and have the advantage of being on a slight incline providing very enjoyable walking. They pass through mountain pastures and woodland and provide stunning views of the valleys, villages and mountains. Nendaz offers 98km of walks along 8 Bisses. For more strenuous outings there are 250km of walks to reach the summits. For amateur and advanced mountain bikers there are 10 new circuits for all levels.

 

Local Events

International Alpine Horn-Festival: the biggest event of its kind in Switzerland with more than 100 players of all nationalities and lots of events and activities (July)
Grand Raid: the longest and hardest mountain bike race in the world in which 4000 competitors attempt a course 131 km long from Verbier via Nendaz to Grimentz with a 4600 m difference in altitude (August)
Guitar Festival: concerts for lovers of classical music with works from the baroque and contributions from South America and Russia (July and August)

 

Services
Nendaz offers all the services of a big resort: nursery, ski schools, restaurants, bars, discos, sports shops, spa & beauty treatments and a wide variety of gift and clothes shops.

 

Eating Out
Nendaz enjoys a wide choice of restaurants to meet to all tastes including products from the region, specialities from the Valais and also world cuisine.

 

Must See!

Nendaz Mountain Experience at Mont-Fort
The highest point in the Verbier-Nendaz holiday and ski resort, Mont-Fort offers an exciting mountain summit experience, accessible via cable railway. Fullmoon and sunrise trips to Mont-Fort are organised annually for the adventurous! Mountain bikers can enjoy the Tour du Mont-Fort – a challenging 50km ride during the summer season.

 

Hike to a Japanese Garden
At the end of the valley of Tortin, this alpine garden is a delight to walkers and great for families – and less than an hour hike.

 

The Pives Path
This is a nature path that allows walkers to discover the forest and the beauty of Nendaz. which takes about two and a half to three hours. A guidebook is available from the Tourist Office and signs along the route gives descriptions of the various different plants found along the way.

 

Isérables
The village that time forgot. Perched on the edge of the mountain at an altitude of 1116m, Isérables enjoys an exceptional location with several marked walking paths allow you to discover the natural environment and a rich flora. Isérables has succeeded in maintaining its local traditions – there’s a museum which takes you through the local history.

 

Balavaud
From the lake at Tracouet (accessible by cable car) it’ll take you half an hour to reach the alpine region of Balavaud with its famous larch trees. The pasture area contains more than 250 trees aged between 300 to 800 years.  There is also an old cheese cave which dates back to 1761.

 

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Visitor Comments
  • “Everything that we needed was provided… facilities were excellent, including the private swimming pool… thoroughly recommended”

    Kirstin, Julie, Paul & Margaret, St. Albans, Hertfordshire

  • “We thoroughly enjoyed our late spring break – many meals eaten on the balcony with breathtaking views and others taken just a short walk away… an unforgettable experience for our first holiday in Switzerland.”

    Ann and Bill, Scotland