Aside from the stunning landscape surrounding the area on all sides, Grimentz is a cultural gem. Much of the architecture in Grimentz tells a story of the abundant history of the area. Grimentz is the ideal location for those who enjoy taking in a rich culture, soaked with plenty of Swiss traditions.
For those who prefer a more sporty and exciting stay, why not take to the slopes and challenge yourself on some world-class ski runs.
The Grimentz Region
Geographically, Grimentz is positioned with Zermatt (The Matterhorn) to
the east, Verbier to the west, Crans-Montana across the Rhone Valley to the north, and Italy a short distance to the south.
Grimentz is the largest village in the Val d’Anniviers, taken to be one of the most beautiful high altitude valleys in the Alps. The high mountains which surround Grimentz offer stunning scenery as well as incredible sports & adventure activities.
Skiing in Grimentz
With cable car links between Grimentz and Zinal to provide access to over 120km of ski pistes and off-piste trails, Grimentz provide some of the best skiing routes in Valais. Cable cars allow for skiing altitudes of up to 3000m.
This area offers some of the best off piste sking in Switzerland. The Val d’Anniviers boasts in total 230km of ski-pistes in the winter months, and over 300km of summer hiking paths and biking trails.
An AlpLifestyle Development
Les Rahâs is an AlpLifestyle development of high end, luxury, and fully serviced apartments on a prime, ski-in site in Grimentz, Valais. The development is 150m from the central ski lift and the cable car linking Grimentz to Zinal. Les Rahâs apartments are magnificently situated with panoramic views and an architecture to match the breathtaking natural surroundings.
The Les Rahâs development is registered as a project of Cantonal Interest with the Canton of Valais, which permits sales to foreign nationals of any nationality within a management and apartment rental programme.
Winter in Grimentz
Winter sports is one of the key things to put Grimentz on the map. Skiing being the most popular activity in the area. With over 200km of pistes throughout five of the main villages in Grimentz easily accessible by ski lifts and cable cars just a short walk from our property locations. There are free ski shuttle buses provided to travel between the local villages in Grimentz.
Fantastic snow coverage in the area guarantees excellent ski conditions up to an altitude of 3000m. The area offers ski routes for all abilities, St Luc & Chandolin being most suited to beginner & intermediate skiers/snowboarders. Whereas extreme skiers & snowboarders will find the slopes in Zinal more than enough of a challenge.
If skiing or snowboarding isn’t your idea of fun, why not take a magical walk through the dense forests surrounding Grimentz. In the winter months you will find these dusted in snow, a real-life winter wonderland.
Summer in Grimentz
Grimentz and the entire Val d’Anniviers see beautiful summers. As the snow melts and reveals the luscious green forests, you will see red geraniums flooding the meadows. Bubbling streams make their way to crystal clear lakes nestled between the mountains , which remain snow capped due to their high altitude.
The architecture in Grimentz not only looks wonderful surrounded by the snow in winter, but beautiful in the summer months as it is bathed in the warm summer sunlight. With over 100km of hiking trails and around 350km of mountain bike trails linking expansive lakes and forests, there are plenty of sights to see around the local area.
Why not get your adrenaline going with a paragliding flight from one of the surrounding mountains, or test your skills at rock climbing. If a more relaxing break is what you’re looking for, why not cool off from the 30 degree heat by taking a swim in one of the local lakes. There is something for everyone in Grimentz.
Where is Grimentz?
Stunning high mountains surround the village of Grimentz on all sides, positioned with the Rhone Valley to the north, Zermatt (The Matterhorn) to the east, Italy to the south, and Verbier to the west, Grimentz is the true definition of Alpine living. The village offers incredible opportunities to engage in exiting snow sports a swell as being a rich cultural experience.
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