Nendaz is a friendly and relaxed village with amazing views overlooking the Rhone valley, and together with Verbier, Veysonnaz, Thyon and La Tzoumaz makes up the 4 Valleys ski area, with an impressive 412km of piste. This is a great value alternative to Verbier, with quick and easy access to the 4 Valleys circuit and some great terrain in the local Printz area. The relaxed village atmosphere, plenty of non-skiing activities and a choice of lively or laid back après ski make this a great choice for mixed ability groups and families. Nendaz is a great choice for families and has been awarded a 'Families Welcome' accreditation by the Swiss Tourism Federation.
The nursery slopes enjoy a great location high above Nendaz, at 2200m on the frozen lake at Tracouet. With easy access via the gondola from the village you'll enjoy breathtaking views over the valley and tuition from the excellent local ski school.
You'll find 220km of fantastic intermediate terrain in the local Printz ski region including Nendaz, Siviez, Thyon and Veysonnaz. For varied skiing, scenic tree-lined descents and breathtaking views the area is hard to beat. Within easy reach is the 4 Valleys area where you'll find steeper runs to tackle as well as unbeatable snow conditions on the glacier.
There is an amazing off-piste terrain throughout the local Printz area as well as 12 black runs. Take the FREE ski bus to Siviez, on the edge of the renowned 4 Valleys area where you'll find plenty of challenging black mogul fields and itinerary routes.
Freeriding has long been a part of Nendaz's local culture and the area boasts untouched powder, varied natural terrain and both an advanced and beginners snow park at Tracouet. The steep powder fields in the Verbier/Mont Fort area open up an unlimited number of challenges.
Approx Transfer Time Geneva 2 hrs 30 mins, Sion 50 mins Village Height 3,330m (10,925ft) Highest Lift 3,330m (10,925ft)
Choose from lively nightlife with après ski bars and live music to piano bars and relaxed cafés ¿ Bal, Malabar, Cactus Saloon, Mazot, Nomad Bar, Tchin Tchin piano bar, Canadian Pub, Le Bunker, Le Descendeur.
Sports centre with curling rink, ice hockey, outdoor ice rink, sauna, fitness room, indoor squash courts Paragliding Ice climbing Tobogganing Weekly family activities with tourist office
A wide choice of restaurants including Italian, French, Mexican and local cuisine ¿ Approx. £2 for a beer ¿ Approx. £6 for a large pizza ¿ Le Mont-Rouge, La Cabane (Valais specialities), Trattoria dei Savi (Italian), Cactus Cantina (world cuisine), Le Mont-Fort
100km of cleared winter walks 6 snow shoe routes (40km) Guided visits to the old village Shops Games and toys library and 'Zap Shop' (childcare shop)