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The Area

 
VAL D'ILLIEZ is a delightful swiss mountain village with decorative wooden buildings surrounding an attractive square. set against a backdrop of the mountains. It is a meeting point and a centre of activity on public holidays. The area is of outstanding natural beauty with excellent skiing, hiking and walking, swimming and tennis.

 

  • 650 kilometres of skiing (the largest in Europe)
  • 5 minutes by road or rail to Champery linking with the teleferique or 4-man chair
  • Easy access to les Crosets and Champoussin ski resorts
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Walking and hiking trails
  • Paragliding school
  • Tourist Office
  • Regular trains to Monthey/Aigle/Montreux/Lausanne/Geneva Airport
  • Post Office
  • Michel Sport & Ski hire
  • Two Banks
  • Supermarket and two general stores
  • Restaurants
  • Thermal baths

 


Champery is situated at the end of the Illiez valley and is a large picture-postcard village with beautiful chalets and interesting shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants along the main street. Mitchells is a favourite for apres-ski drinking and eating around the open fire as is the Café du Centre designed with flair and serving excellent local and Thai food. The Cantine des Rives, just out of town, is a must if you enjoy fondue and raclette. Live folkloric music adds to the atmosphere. The teleferique and newly installed 4-man chair at Grand Paradis take skiiers to Planachaux.and ski runs. A new sports complex has been built where there are tennis courts, indoor and outdoor, curling, ice skating rink and swimming pools. There is horse-riding in the village both in winter and summer. Snowboarding, ski schools and paragliding. By road from Geneva Airport - Val d'Illiez 1.1/2 hours

By road from Sion Airport - 30 minutes
By rail from Geneva Airport - 2.1/2 hours


Areas of interest

  • Lindarets - tiny hamlet accessible in winter by skiis only
  • Thermal baths, Lavey les Bains, near St Maurice (spa etc ...)
  • Fondation Giannada Art Gallery, Martigny
  • Basilica and Chateau, Sion
  • Lac Leman
  • Thonon les Bains (France)
  • Evian
  • Climbing
  • Neuchatel
  • Geneva

 

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