Location

The best kept secret in the Swiss Alps


Champéry

Champéry is a charming Swiss village. The main street is lined with traditional Swiss style chalets, and it is part of the Portes du Soleil international ski area, one of the largest ski and mountain bike areas in the world.

The resort of Champéry is at an altitude of 1050m to 2300m, with breath taking panoramic views of the mountain ranges of the Dents du Midi and the Dents Blanches.

Within a few moments, the main cable car that leaves from the centre of Champéry village takes you directly up to 2000m altitude, right into the heart of this winter and summer sports mecca, where you can ski (650 km of slopes), mountain bike (World Cup Track) and hike the mountain trails whilst enjoying the exceptional scenery.

For more information on the domain: www.portesdusoleil.com

Winter activities:

Ski & snowboard, night skiing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ski safari, ice skating, live concerts, swimming pool, paragliding, ice climbing, , curling, ski school and kids’ club. Plus a variety of events such as the Rock The Pistes festival, sports competitions and sports races for all the family are also organized.

For 50 years, the Portes du Soleil has been one of the largest ski areas in the world, with 12 stations connected between France and Switzerland, an hour and a half from Geneva: Abondance, Avoriaz, Châtel, La Chapelle d’Abondance, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine-Avoriaz, St. Jean d’Aulps, Champéry, Morgins, Torgon, Val-d’Illiez – Les Crosets – Champoussin.

 

Rock the Pistes

Rock the Pistes, pop / rock festival in the heart of the Portes du Soleil! A week of music that offers gives skiers the opportunity to ski AND enjoy live music on the pistes!

The Thermal Baths

Relax at the Val d’Illiez thermal baths. With its giant jacuzzi, thermal river and spa. Enjoy a moment of relaxation alone, in a couple or as a family. www.thermes-parc.com

Summer activities:

Summer activities – mountain biking, hiking, nordic walking, climbing, paragliding, swimming, tennis, fishing, thermal park, horse riding, canyoning, zipline adventure park, concerts, festivals, via ferrata, petting zoo, cheese making, bird watching …

Mountain Bike Kingdom

The Portes du Soleil ski area is nothing less than a mountain biking kingdom with its 350 km of marked trails! The 21 lifts equipped for the transport of mountain bikes allow everyone to express themselves on two-wheels, with a unique all inclusive deal for all the Portes du Soleil resorts!

Sport + Palladium

The Palladium is a multifunctional complex where all with everything under one roof; you will find a restaurant, a hotel with 80 beds, seminar rooms, a multipurpose room with a stage, 3 clay tennis courts, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, an indoor ice rink, a curling hall, a fitness area and an indoor climbing wall. There are a variety of courses available such as climbing, zumba, aerial yoga and other activities.

Autres activités

Snow Park, Ski touring, Children’s ski school

Climbing, Ice climbing, Canyoning, Via ferrata

Ice skating

Paragliding

Mountain Biking (World Cup Track)

Hiking, Nordic walking

Swimming

Tennis

Horse riding

Adventure Park with zip lines

Access

The village of Champéry – Portes du Soleil is located in a beautiful valley near Lake Geneva in Valais. It is part of the Portes du Soleil, an area renowned worldwide for skiing, mountain biking and hiking.

  • Bus stop: 2 min
  • Centre of Town: 3 min
  • Sports centre: 3 min
  • Gondola lifts: 5 min
  • Lake Geneva: 30 min
  • Sion: 55 min
  • Geneva Airport: 1h20