Airports Near Verbier
Geneva / Geneve 172mins
Zurich / Zürich 268mins
For more on skiing in Verbier on peak dates, browse the pages with Verbier ski holidays at Christmas, New Year, Half Term or Easter.
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Verbier Switzerland.
Verbier Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1937 the Swiss ski resort Verbier lies at 1500 metres altitude in the Valais region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3330m Verbier ski area is snow sure. Over 50 snow cannons ensure artificial Verbier snow making covers 4.2km of ski trails, which equates to around 40 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Verbier (Switzerland) is Geneva / Geneve at a distance of 161km or approximately 172 minutes driving time. Verbier ski season runs from November to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Verbier Switzerland
0 runs 0km
19 runs 65.2km
20 runs 31km
5 runs 5km
Skiing in Verbier
Skiing Verbier you'll enjoy 58 pistes and trails and that means approximately 213.8km of ski runs. Verbier lifts number 38 with the capacity to uplift 45880 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Swiss ski resort of Verbier is over 15km long. Ski Verbier summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Verbier.
Verbier Ski Area
Verbier ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 32% intermediate, 34% advanced ski slopes and 8% for expert skiers - the most difficult Verbier piste is the ?km Gentianes - Tortin run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Verbier after dark.
Verbier for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Verbier
If you snowboard Verbier you'll want to know that, of the 38 ski lifts in total, 10 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Verbier snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Verbier snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 2 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Verbier for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Verbier Apres Ski
The apres ski Verbier scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
15 apres ski bars 42 restaurants 0 bowling 3 night club 1 cinema 4 billiards / pool 2 games room 0 concert 2 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 4 saunas 1 hot tubs 2 solariums 12 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 20 prepare winter walks 4 climbing 2 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Curling, Galleries (2), Squash (2 Courts), Video Rental, Adventure Park.
Verbier for apres ski gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
More Verbier Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Verbier resort - ski Verbier by any other name
The Swiss ski resort of Verbier ski resort is also known as Verbier Savoleyres, Les Ruinettes, Les Attelas, Mont Gelé, Mont Fort and has the following common misspellings: Verbaere, Verbea, Verbeer, Verbeir, Verbia, Verbiar, Verbiay, Verbiere, Verbiers, Virber
Verbier ski area has ski slopes which face N S E W
The direction which the various Verbier ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Verbier ski resort has ski slopes facing N S E W.
Verbier for snow gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Verbier reviews, 4 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.