Its dramatic scenery and sunny location make it one of the world’s best ski resorts. The cosmopolitan village of Verbier is well attested for its vivacious après-ski and exciting mountain terrain. A lively alpine village with attractive chalet style buildings mingle with innovative gourmet restaurants, lively night spots and contemporary cocktail bars. At the foot of the main Médran gondola, the glamorous hub of the Place Blanche complex is a haven of luxury ski chalets, 5 star hotels, designer boutiques and deluxe après-ski bars. Alternatively brave the resort’s ten kilometre toboggan run, try dog sledding, paragliding or join one of the fun evening piste basher rides. Over 400 kilometres of superb terrain provide endless challenges for all abilities. Experts will love the snow-sure Mont Fort glacier, steep black mogul fields and superb off-piste, whilst intermediates will enjoy the gentle area of Savoleyres and the red runs around Les Attelas and Les Ruinettes.
This is very much a matter of personal preference. Christmas and New Year are very popular; Christmas in the snow is incredibly magical and the resort pulls out all of the stops for New Year’s Eve, with a bar and DJ in the central square from 4pm, a live concert at 10.30pm and fireworks at midnight. The weather can be very cold in January which makes for excellent snow conditions and a lot of people are returning to work and school making the slopes quiet. School holidays in February are very busy, so we recommend that you book in advance if you wish to travel in these dates. The sun begins to shine in March meaning longer days and April is the snowiest month of the season. In spring and summer, the resort offers an array of outdoor activities making it a perfect choice for any adrenaline junkie.
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