The beautiful Valais region stretches across the southwest of Switzerland. Here, guests can expect the dreamlike alpine landscapes, idyllic mountain lakes and picturesque valleys. A mountain hotel is just the thing - you are in the middle of nature and can enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Valais. From your own room you usually have a fantastic view of the Swiss mountains, or you can enjoy your breakfast on the panoramic terrace. If you like, you can also enjoy the hotel’s own spa facilities. Where else can you relax better than idyllically and beautifully in the middle of mountainous landscapes? In summer, these invite you to go hiking and promise exciting bike tours. In winter, on the other hand, enthusiastic skiers can try out the great slopes of the Valais ski resorts or try their hand at snowboarding.
Mountain hotels in Valais: the most important regions & resorts at a glance
The most popular holiday resorts in Valais: Zermatt, Montana & Verbier
In Valais, one place is more beautiful than the next and the mountain hotels everywhere also shine with high standards and a fantastic location. Situated between the Schwarzhorn, the Weisshorn group as well as the Grand Combin, the small holiday resorts in Valais are spread everywhere and entice with their unique charm. Many beautiful mountain hotels are located in Zermatt, for example. The small mountain resort is one of the holiday favourites in southwestern Switzerland and is located directly on the famous Matterhorn. Guests can also find the perfect temporary home in Montana: the small community belongs to the holiday region of Crans-Montana and is known above all for its many skiing events. Or you can opt for a trip to Verbier. In the town you can enjoy a beautiful holiday full of nature, recreation and outdoor sports and the famous nature reserve Haut Val de Bagnes is only a few kilometres south of Verbier. Other popular holiday resorts are Chandolin, Belalp and Champéry.
Nature and outdoor activities in Valais: panoramic hiking tours & mountain biking
Valais is not only the perfect place for relaxation and wellness in a mountain hotel - the surrounding area invites you to all kinds of outdoor activities with its nature parks, mysterious valleys and beautiful mountain landscapes: You can take part in guided hikes in the mountains, experience an exciting mountain bike tour past the most beautiful panoramas or reach dizzying heights in various climbing areas. One of the most beautiful nature parks in the region is the Pfyn-Finges Nature Park in Salgesch. It is above all the variety between forests, mountain landscapes and valleys that make the park so unique and a favourite with the public. On the other hand, the canyoning tours in the Massa Gorge in the north-east of Valais promise a little more thrill. All those who dare can look forward to spectacular rock landscapes and an impressive natural spectacle.
A winter holiday in Valais: popular ski resorts & winter sports in a class of their own
When the days start getting shorter again and the warmer months of the year say goodbye, the word in Switzerland is: the ski season is open! Valais attracts with beautiful ski resorts and the mountain hotels are right in the middle of the action. Holidaymakers will find well-known ski resorts in Zermatt, Crans-Montana and Saas-Fee. But the ski region in 4 Vallées and the Morgins ski area are also real highlights of the Valais Alps. Skiing, snowboarding or simply group winter hikes - various options for young and old make the winter months in Valais varied and the rustic ski huts provide an après ski party or two.
Getting to Valais
There are various options for getting to Valais. Those who prefer air travel will find flights to the Aéroport de Sion and the Altiport Croix de Coeur in particular. All holidaymakers who prefer to travel by car will find a route via the A9 to the town of Sierre. From there, the well-developed road network makes it very easy to get to the selected mountain hotel. There are also various rail connections for a quick and comfortable journey to Valais. Important railway stations are Täsch, Sierre and Sion.