Discover and book everything Verbier, with local insiders in the know
Welcome to Verbier
Verbier has developed into a glamorous winter playground for anyone who wants to splash the cash. There is no doubt it's an expensive resort, but with it's international clientele, high quality accommodation and superb bars & restaurants, it's almost certainly worth it.
Situated in the canton of the Valais in the southwest of Switzerland in the canton of the Valais, Verbier is bordered by France to the west and Italy to the south. It's about a two hour drive from Geneva airport, or you can take a train directly from the airport to Le Chable and take the gondola to resort.
Verbier suits both the keen skier, with it's amazing and easily accessible off-piste, and the more leisurely skier who enjoys cruising the blues before relaxing into a sun lounger for the afternoon. It's also the perfect spot for the apres ski enthusiast, with a world famous selection of lively bars and clubs.
Latest news, reviews & events in Verbier
Find out all about what is happening in the Verbier valley and how to make the most of your time here. The latest news, reviews of fun activities, current events and the trendiest restaurants, as well as interviews with leading locals, insider's guides and our top choices for things to do, see and experience in the valley. Plus, during the winter season, our famous snow reports and dump alerts all in the same place.
The resort is the home of the Xtreme Verbier, the final stop on the Freeride World Tour. This extreme skiing and snowboarding contest is held on the famous Bec des Rosses mountain in March. During the summer months the resort is home to the Verbier Festival, a classical music festival of international acclaim, the Grand Raid Cristalp mountain biking competition and the Grand Concours Hippique horse show.
- Fantastic week of skiing in Verbier
- Insider's guide to Verbier Freeride World Tour
- Fresh snow hails return to winter in Verbier
- Verbier Dump Alert: 15th March 2019
- Verbier Dump Alert: 11th March 2019
- March is off to a snowy start in Verbier
What to see & do in Verbier
Verbier is the main resort of the 4 Vallees ski area, which includes Thyon, Veysonnaz and Nendaz. Together, they offer over 410 kilometres of ski runs and 93 ski lifts, all covered in one lift pass. In summer, the area offers the usual alpine activities you'd expect, from climbing, mountain biking, cycling, alpinism and hiking, to more leisurely pursuits in the sports centres.
One of Verbier's biggest attractions is the summit of Mont Fort, the highest peak in the 4 Vallees. It takes four cable cars to get there form Verbier village, culminating with a final 400m stretch from the Col des Gentianes. After climbing a stone staircase, take in the amazing vista which includes Mont Blanc and the Dents du Midi, the Matterhorn, and the Rhone Valley.