Known as the ‘gateway’ to the four Vallées ski areas, Verbier is at the very heart of Alpine adventure and boasts the most exceptional beauty which this mountain range has to offer. Browse the vast accommodation choices available in this Swiss village and narrow your search for your perfect holiday rental in Verbier on TripAdvisor or Airbnb today.
Find and book an apartment or chalet in Verbier for your next ski holiday in the Alps
The sublime mountainous setting of Verbier offers some of the most impressive scenery in the world, meaning it is no surprise that winter sports enthusiasts flock to this village to immerse themselves in the endless skiing opportunities. A day of skiing and exploring the great natural landscapes are just waiting outside Verbier's chalets and apartments, so no matter how you fill your day, you are safe in the knowledge that your dream accommodation is waiting for you when you return. There is a room for every need and budget available, from a luxury apartment overlooking the mountains to bed and breakfast in the heart of the village, everyone has a place in Verbier.
When to go
There really is no quiet time to visit Verbier, as visitors flock to the mountains all temperatures in the cold winter months for the regions skiing and winter sports opportunities. In the summer months, however, visitors are attracted to Verbier's sun glazed lakes and natural walking trails. Whatever time you want to visit Verbier, be sure to book ahead and choose a short-term apartment rental, homestay or authentic chalet here today.
How to Get to Verbier
For visitors travelling from beyond Switzerland, Verbier is easily accessed from Geneva Airport which has scheduled flights from various locations across Europe, including the UK. From Geneva, Verbier can be reached by train to Le Chable which neighbours the town. Alternatively, Verbier can be achieved by road from Geneva, but there are currently no chartered bus services to the city and so arriving by bus would have to be planned privately, and would, therefore, cost a lot more. Perhaps the best option of reaching Verbier would be by a hire car, which would take around 3 hours from Geneva. Hiring a rental car means you have the flexibility to enter your holiday rental in your own time, and gives you the option to explore further afield during your time there… just make sure you watch the snowy roads over the winter months!
How to get around Verbier
Verbier boasts a free bus service which runs from Carrefour down to the centre of the village, which runs every few minutes throughout the day. Similarly, if you have hired a rental car, you can get around Verbier without trouble, regarding the roads have not become inaccessible from the deep snow in the winter months. For a vast majority of tourists, however, the quickest, most accessible and most fun way of travelling through and around Verbier is to ski.
Where to stay in Verbier
Savoleyres is known for its skiing opportunities, as its high position means you can book a luxury chalet or an apartment in the very heart of Verbier's winter sports. It is no surprise that northern side of Savoleyres catches the snow throughout the entire year, as this area can be found at an altitude of 2,200 m. Despite the same impressive height, the southern side of Savoleyres captures the sun and offers remarkable views of Verbier's resort, so secure a room with a view in this district today.
Lac des Vaux
The stunning natural wonder of the picturesque Lac des Vaux is the perfect place to choose a holiday rental, chalet or bed and breakfast in Verbier, as it combines the best of the region into one. From its crystal blue lake, unforgettable Alpine views and sunny mountain walks, Lac des Vaux offers something for the visitors who have not just come to Verbier for the winter sports.
Verbier's position in the Swiss Alps means that it has no shortage of impressive mountain scenery, and Mont Gelé is just one of these peaks in the district. Choose a bed and breakfast or an chalet in Verbier to immerse yourself in the natural splendour of this mountain range, and wake up outside the cable car to get you on the slopes before anybody else.
There are several trails from the centre of Verbier which lead to this mountain and the quaint chalets which can be found amongst it. Nothing is more traditional than having the option to stay in the midst of the wild Alpine setting in a chalet or luxury villa, so immerse yourself in an unforgettable Swiss experience and distance yourself from the buzz of the town in Pierre Avoi.
What activities to do
Skiing in the Swiss Alps
Starting with the most prominent activity to do in Verbier- skiing. It is no secret that tourists flock to this resort purely for its winter sports, and Verbier's central location as a ‘gateway' to four ski areas means that skiing is a fundamental part of Verbier's industry. Verbier accommodates skiers at every level, whether you are no stranger to the slopes, or you have never picked up skis in your life, you will be able to find your place in this town. Choose a holiday letting in this resort and embrace some of the greatest skiing opportunities in the entire world.
Walk along the hidden Verbier hills
Winter sports may be at the basis of Verbier's tourism industry, but there is still a range of activities to be explored which don't necessarily involve skiing or even snow! Choose an apartment or bed and breakfast in the summer months and take a walk along the hidden hills of Verbier, where the landscape is filled with a greener site of plants, trees and flowers.
Wine Tasting in Verbier
Whether you are an avid wine critic or you just enjoy a glass of wine, take a tour in the nearby village of Saillon, where you can sample some of the most excellent local wines from the region in an ancient cave. This experience is not too far away from the centre of Verbier, meaning you will be back in your holiday rental before dark.
Cycle in the Verbier Valley
The quiet Alpine roads in the Verbier Valley are perfect for visitors who want to explore the scenery at their own pace, and there is no better way to navigate than by bike. Cycling in The Alps will keep you feeling fit, and you can work up a sweat while surrounded by some of the most spectacular views on the globe. One thing is for sure, you can return to your holiday let feeling accomplished that you saw the beautiful Verbier Valley from the sear of your own bike.
Bel Air Fine Art Verbier
This contemporary art gallery is an exclusive escape from the sporting activities and gives a taste of the broader Verbier culture, as you can admire the galleries colourful collection of both paintings and sculptures. Situated in the village, Bel Air Fine Art Verbier is the fashionable neighbour to some of the regions most exclusive luxury rentals and restaurants, so leave some time in between sleeping and eating to see some of Switzerland's most celebrated art.
Verbier's Leisure Park
The regions leisure park is the ideal place to take younger visitors, as it is where you can find a mini-golf course, climbing wall and tennis courts among other activities which are catered for younger children. The best part of the leisure park is that many of the events are free, so take some time out from the countless natural wonders of Verbier and enjoy everything the park has to offer.
Treetop Adventure Course
Push yourself to explore Verbier from an all-new height by taking part in the adventure course which takes place above the trees. Featuring a zip line, and the chance to work on both your nerves and balance, this course is not one for visitors who are not a fan of heights, but it has been said that the views across Verbier really are unforgettable.