NENDAZ

SWITZERLAND

WELCOME TO NENDAZ.

In the heart of the 4 Vallées, one of the biggest ski areas in Europe, Nendaz is a dream destination for snow sports enthusiasts. Nendaz is perfectly situated on a sunny plateau at a height of 1350m in the Valais region of Switzerland.

Just 15 km from Sion and offering quick and easy access to the 4 Valleys, the network of ski trails to an altitude of 3300m, caters for all levels.

Ranking in the top five most popular ski resort in Valais and the second largest resort to Verbier in the 4 Valleys, the village features all the usual amenities you’d expect of a mountain resort. These include shops, ski rental and ski schools to restaurants, bars and nightclubs, necessary for that Après Ski after a full day’s skiing.

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THE 4 VALLÉES REGION

Nendaz is located in the heart of one of the biggest ski areas in Europe, the 4 Vallées. More than 400 kilometres of pistes await snow sports enthusiasts. From the beginner to the most experienced sportsperson, everyone can find a piste which perfectly suits their taste and their level. Good snow conditions are guaranteed from December to April.

Within the 4 Vallées, Nendaz sits on a sunny plateau at the height of 1350m, promising as much sun as the french riviera in the Summer.  Nendaz is famouly easy to get to. It can be reached by plane via Geneva from all the main European airports. For those wanting to take the train, a service operates from Geneva to Sion where there are transfer links that will take you to the resort. By road Nendaz is 1 hour 40 minutes from Geneva.

A residence in Nendaz means living exceptional and exciting experiences every day. Helicopter trips, ski touring, freeriding, sledging, gourmet meals at altitude or evenings with a variety of bars and clubs. New experiences are around every corner.

Nendaz Ski Resort
4 Vallees Ski Area

SKIING IN NENDAZ

The combination the three largest mountains of Attelas, Mont Gelé and Mont Fort at Nendaz’s doorstep results in the extensive 4 Valleés ski region. A ski area with 95 lifts, over 400km of marked pistes, as well as numerous iconic off-piste itinerary runs like GentianesVallon d’Arbi and the infamous Tortin,  which according to the Daily Telegraph is “one of the world’s top ten ski runs”.

A significant portion of Nendaz’s ski runs run through dense forests of beautiful ancient pine and larch trees. Arguably the most picturesque in all of the French/Swiss Alps.

RESORT STATISTICS


SKIING SEASON:
Early December – Late April
ALTITUDE: 821 – 3000m

BEGINNER SLOPES: 107km
INTERMEDIATE SLOPES: 202km
DIFFICULT SLOPES: 103km

GONDOLAS: 19
CHAIRLIFTS:
17
T-BAR LIFTS: 39

SNOWPARK: YES
NIGHT SKIING: YES

NEARBY VILLAGES: VEYSONNAZ, LA TZOUMAZ, VERBIER, THYON 2000

Thyon 2000

Children and beginner skiers are well catered for with dedicated nursery slopes and relaxed slopes, whilst intermediate skiers have a choice of endless green, blue and red runs to perfect their technique or simply cruise from one mountain village to the next. For those looking to test themselves, Nendaz has plenty of mogul fields, powder covered couloirs and backcountry terrain to keep the adrenaline flowing for years to come.

With the majority of the pistes lying above 2,000 metres, Nenda is one of the most snow-sure resorts in the Alps with the lifts running from early December through to the beginning of May. And if the weather is right, the lifts open up for summer skiing on the Mont Fort Glacier!

Nendaz
Nendaz Ski
Snowpark Nendaz

NON-SKIING ACTIVITIES IN NENDAZ

Aside from the 400km of ski runs, Nendaz has plenty to offer. The winter season in Nendaz has many a great surprise in store for fans of outdoor activities and extreme sports! Choose from snowshoe hiking, ziplining, sledding, ski touring or even ice skating. Safe to say, regardless of the ski, you have endless opportunities for incredible experiences.

Nendaz Zipline

Mont 4 Zipline

A zipline with a descent of 1.4 km at over 100 km/hour awaits you. Located at 3300 m above sea level, it is the highest zip line in the world. A new way to take in the scenery!

Snowshoe Hiking

Snowshoe Hiking

Explore the breathtaking scenery at your own pace and get off the beaten track with a shoeshoe hike. Nendaz offers 7 marked snowshoe tracks from 1 to 3 hours to explore the majestic forests.

Nendaz Sledging

Sledging

Become the pro of the sledge on the sledging strip in Tortin! Set near the ski run, the 3km long sledge run of Tortin offers a track full of adrenaline. Guaranteed fun for the whole family all season long.

Ice Skating

ICE SKATING

Whether you’re taking your first steps on the ice or you want to practice your triple somersault, the ice rink at the sports centre is the place to be. During the season, you can even  catch an ice-disco in the evenings.

Come For The Skiing, Stay For The Activities

There’s no surprise that Nendaz is one of the most popular resorts in Switzerland and why it attracts so many, year after year. With the amount of exclusive and unique experiences that the region offers, it’s hard to beat the range of activities and things to do in Nendaz.

SUMMER ACTIVITIES IN NENDAZ

A true dual-season resort, the fun doesn’t need to stop when the snow does. Nendaz is the perfect summer playground for thrill seekers, explorers and even people wanting a relaxing break. The scenery remains just as stunning, the cosy atmosphere remains in town and the activities are still endless.

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

Discover variety in the surrounding countryside on a bike. Cyclists can find a route adapted to their abilities among the 200 km of marked tracks available. Two of them are specially adapted for families.

Alphorn

Alphorn Initiation

A real love story unites Nendaz with the alphorn. This Alpine instrument has been an integral part of our region for a very long time. Introductory courses are organized in collaboration with renowned  Alphorn players.
Pass Altitude

PASS ALTITUDE

Have free reign across the Nendaz and Veysonnaz areas in Valais. Thanks to this passport, you can use the chairlifts to explore hundreds of trails and magnificent Alpine panoramas.

Trail Running

TRAIL RUNNING

Discover the pleasure of mountain running on 14 trails dedicated to trail running, spread between Nendaz and Veysonnaz. There are itineraries that fit all abilities.

WHERE IS NENDAZ?

NENDAZ, Valais

Ideally located close to rail and air connections means you can be in the mountains in no time. Situated just 15 minutes from Sion which hosts a private airport and major rail station, and 2hr 15 from Genève airport for major international connections.

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