Swiss skiing in VispWinter Sports in Visp

Snowboard and Ski visp (c) Nic Oatridge


isp is a town of about 7000 residents in the sunny Rhône valley with a number of small resorts in the immediate vicinity. It is also the stepping off point for the buses to Saastal and Grächen and for the trains to Zermatt, so it also makes a good base for visiting multiple resorts. It's most famous son is Sepp Blatter, the former President of FIFA, and a local school is named after him.

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Getting There

By Road

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  • The road distance from Zurich is around 319 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hrs 20 mins.
  • The road distance from Basel is around 292 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hrs 2 mins.

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Nearby Resorts

Destinations in the region include Bürchen, Törbel and Unterbäch. Visp also has direct connections to Grächen, Saas-Grund, Saas-Fee and Zermatt.

Weather Outlook

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Piste Map for Visp

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Larger piste map for Visp


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Accommodation in the Resort & Nearby

  • $$$ Hotel Visperhof, Visp (3*) Convenient, friendly but functional hotel, next to railway and bus terminus.
    +41 27 948 38 00

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Ski and Snowboard Valais

Visp is located in Valais

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