Nestled in a south facing position overlooking the Rhône Valley, Crans-Montana is known for its sunny outlook; think long leisurely lunches and après-ski sundowners. In a woodland setting, a mile apart, chic boutiques abound in the two hubs of Crans and Montana. Restaurants are plentiful both on and off the slopes alongside outdoor ice rinks, a 3D cinema and American bowling. Traditional mountain huts serve heart-warming rösti, raclette and steaming mugs of hot chocolate. New après-ski venues can be found at the foot of the slopes. A superb area for intermediates with hugely enjoyable long red runs, largely south facing sunny slopes and spectacular views. The modern and well-designed lift system means that queues are generally short, providing trouble-free access to the large and varied piste area including the snow-sure Plaine Morte glacier. Gentle nursery slopes for beginners are complemented by a Snow Island for families with button lifts and a magic carpet.
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Carrier has been tailoring holidays worldwide for over 35 years and has firmly established its reputation as one of the leaders in the luxury holiday market. We have been voted ‘Favourite Tour Operator’ by the readers of Condé Nast Traveller magazine more times than any other company in the past decade, and have been featured in The Sunday Times Travel Magazine’s Top 10 Tour Operators for 2016. Carrier has also won several national travel industry accolades, including ‘Luxury Tour Operator of the Year’ from TTG Luxury and Advantage Travel Centres.
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