ercorin 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.
- From Basel the least travel time is 2 hrs 51 mins with as few as 2 changes going via Visp / Sierre (Chalais, téléphérique).
- From Lausanne the least travel time is 1 hrs 31 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Sierre.
Please refer to a map and check local conditions for accurate routing information.
- The road distance from Zurich is around 300 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hrs 9 mins.
- The road distance from Basel is around 273 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 51 mins.
- The road distance from Geneva is around 184 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 4 mins.
- The road distance from Lausanne is around 112 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hr 21 mins.
- The road distance from Fribourg is around 141 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hr 36 mins.
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Accommodation in the Resort & Nearby
- $$$ Hotel Cristal, Grimentz (3*) Family rooms available.
+41 274753291 http://www.cristalhotel.ch
- $$$ Mountain Heaven Chalets, Grimentz (Chalet) Catered and self-catering available.
+44 1516251921 http://www.mountainheaven.co.uk
- $$$$ Grand Hôtel Bella Tola & St-Luc, St-Luc (4*) Rated a historic hotel by the Swiss Tourist Board and highly regarded.
- $$$ Hotel Weisshorn, St-Luc Ski-in, ski-out belle époque hotel with access to wonderful off-piste, snoeshoeing and winter walks - it is on the Chemin des Planètes (no road access or groomed pistes).
+41 274751106 http://www.weisshorn.ch
- $$$ Colline de Daval, Sierre Ranked #1 in Sierre by TripAdvisor.
+41 274584515 http://www.collinededaval.ch/
- $$$ Hotel Terminus, Sierre (4*) Famous for the restaurant Didier de Courten with it's two Michelin stars, the hotel is conveniently situated next door to the station.
+41 274551351 http://www.hotel-terminus.ch/
- $ A la Pointe de Zinal, Zinal
+41 274751164 http://www.lapointedezinal.ch