Discover Verbier in Switzerland

November 24, 2011 at 10:05

Get yourself on the slopes and have a great start to the New Year with a skiing holiday. The famous Swiss resort of Verbier with its first-rate terrain and legendary slopes is among the top ski destinations in Europe. 

 Verbier Ski

Verbier is quite simply a skier’s paradise. It forms part of the Four Valleys region. The other three valleys are Thyon, Veysonnaz and Nendaz, which together cover more than 250 miles of, ski runs. The season usually begins in December and ends in April, with New Year and February/March being the busiest times.

Skiing in Verbier

There are slopes to suit all levels of skier but Verbier is particularly great for intermediate and seasoned skiers. There are plenty of challenging runs and Verbier has some of the best off piste terrain in Switzerland.

Getting to Verbier

Getting to Verbier couldn’t be easier. The nearest airport is Geneva, which is less than two hours’ drive time away. (106 miles) Flights to Geneva from the UK normally take around 2 hours, so you could be hitting the slopes in no time at all. 

There’s no better time than Christmas and the New Year to take advantage of cheap flights to Geneva at