Vercorin is the smallest resort of the Val D'Anniviers region above Sierre, but should not be neglected. It has plenty of good pistes and ungroomed areas as well as three sledging runs, three winter hiking trails, six snowshoe routes and 12km of cross-country skiing tracks. You can get here from Sierre by post bus, or by cable car from Chalais in the Rhône valley.
By Public Transport
The best destination to access the downhill slopes by public transport in this ski area is Chalais, téléphérique. From Sierre buses run either to Vercorin, poste or to Chalais, téléphérique where a cable car connects to Vercorin, the latter is generally quicker and avoids windy mountain roads. Either way there is a 10 minute walk to the cable car from where you can access the slopes. The resort operates the Snow'n'Rail scheme, providing a 20% discount on the combined travel ticket and lift pass.
From Basel the least travel time is 2 hrs 51 mins with as few as 2 changes going via Visp / Sierre (Chalais, téléphérique). Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 198.40 SFr, reduced to 119.20 SFr with a Half-Price card.
From Lausanne the least travel time is 1 hrs 31 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Sierre. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 120.00 SFr, or 80.00 SFr with a Half-Price card.
From Luzern an adult one day combined ticket is 198.40 SFr, or 119.20 SFr with a Half-Price card.
Indicative prices are for travel to Sierre/onward bus to resort. Click here to find prices for other destinations. Under the combined ticket scheme the additional charge for a two day pass is 36.00 SFr.
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The road distance from Basel is around 273 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hours 49 mins.
The road distance from Zurich is around 300 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hours 9 mins.
The road distance from Berne is around 179 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hour 53 mins.
The road distance from Geneva is around 184 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hours 2 mins.
The road distance from Lausanne is around 112 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hour 21 mins.
The road distance from Fribourg is around 141 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hour 36 mins.
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