Verbier: naturally great
Verbier/Val de Bagnes – La Tzoumaz is the perfect destination for a summer filled with sport, culture or family activities. Situated at the foot of the Combins Massif, the resort charms you from the very start with its magnificent natural setting. Here, sports enthusiasts generally can’t wait to discover the region’s valleys. With some 800 kilometres of cross-country, downhill and enduro trails, mountain bikers have a huge range of options from which to choose. Hikers also have some 500 kilometres of paths to explore on foot, taking them right into the heart of the Val de Bagnes. And food lovers will find Verbier – La Tzoumaz simply bursting with local produce to be savoured. The small community of Bagnes, otherwise known as the “raclette capital”, organises a festival celebrating its certified mountain cheeses that attracts thousands of connoisseurs each summer. Throughout the summer season, the resort also plays host to exciting large-scale events. For music lovers, the Verbier Festival brings together renowned classical musicians and the next generation of musical talent every summer between mid-July and the beginning of August. The international showjumping competition, the Verbier Saint-Bernard trail, and the Grand Raid cycle race are further events that help make this a lively and vibrant destination.