Snowboarding and Skiing Breaks in Verbier, Switzerland
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Drive time : 99 miles or 2hrs drive time from Geneva
Drive time : 129 miles or 2hrs 35mins drive time from Chambery
Drive time : 179 miles or 3hrs 25mins drive time from Grenoble
With an impressive choice of pistes and off-pistes to enjoy, an après ski scene to keep you entertained until the small hours of the morning and a range of other attractions to sample, skiing breaks in Verbier are ideal for both the experienced and newcomers to the sport.
Also, because the resort benefits from having a very popular off-piste, arguably one of the best in the area, snowboarding is just as popular as skiing with visitors enjoying a ski break here.
It is easy to reach the resort with cheap flights to Geneva and Chambery; at just 2 hours drive from Geneva, it won’t be long until you’re hitting the slopes on your skiing break.
Excellent Snowboarding and Skiing for All Abilities
If you’re coming to Verbier for a skiing weekend or maybe some snowboarding then you obviously know your stuff. With 410km of pistes from 3330km – at its highest peak – the skiing and snowboarding here is for those passionate about the snow and the adrenaline of the slopes. The high altitude also guarantees good snowfall.
Yet this isn’t to say beginners can’t enjoy themselves on a skiing weekend or extended ski break in Verbier. In fact a ski school is the perfect place to start for those learning the ropes. This is complemented by a number of intermediate runs.
For everyone else, there is an excellent choice of blue and red runs and even a generous offering of black runs in the signpost piste area. Getting to these couldn’t be easier with plenty of lifts and even Switzerland’s biggest cable car. Off-piste, skiers can weave between the army of pine trees and through the fresh powder snow.
Excellent Choice of Evening Entertainment
With the day’s excursions and adventures sufficiently completed, it is all about kicking back and enjoying the evenings. On a skiing weekend in Verbier you will find a good selection of restaurants, offering some excellent cuisine and plenty of bars to make the most of the après ski scene.
There is also an offering of clubs, including some plush ones. You’ll have to pay that bit extra to enjoy an evening there but you could be sharing the space with some famous faces, such is Verbier’s attraction.
Yet if the European pop tunes and chilled beverages aren’t for you, you’ll marvel in the beauty of Verbier at night. With the alpine chalets and buildings lit at the foot of the mountains, Verbier is picture postcard perfect.
Plenty More to do Other than Skiing
Finally, if you’ve had your fill of skiing or snowboarding during your ski break in Verbier there are plenty of other attractions to look out for. There are many skiing events to watch during the winter in Verbier as well as other pastimes like paragliding and hangliding.
For a busy skiing weekend or extended ski break, Verbier is perfect and easily accessible with cheap flights to Geneva and Chambery from Jet2.com.