WINTER PRESSKIT 2021/22 - ACCESS
ENJOY THE MOUNTAINS...
Stretching from the Rhône Valley at 500 metres in altitude to the Plaine Morte Glacier at 3,000 metres, Crans-Mon - tana is a sunny region that offers breathtaking views over a chain of mountain peaks extending from the Matterhorn to the Mont-Blanc. Nature lovers will find everything they’re looking for in the region, including lakes, forests, a glacier, and vineyards. Sports fans, too, will be delighted to discover a host of amenities dedicated to sporting activities, whilst cultural devotees will enjoy the wide range of museums, events and festivals. Crans-Montana offers all the benefits of the urban lifestyle in a mountain setting, with a wide selection of restaurants ranging from mountain huts to award-winning eateries, as well as numerous boutiques and shops, wellness facilities, a variety of entertainment and a vibrant nightlife. All of this makes it a favourite destination in any season, with ski lifts offering access to the mountains 365 days a year.
- Geneva: 180 km
- Zürich: 300 km
- Milano Malpensa: 220 km
- Sion (regional): 30 km
- From France and French-speaking Switzerland, take the A9 motorway to Sierre via Lausanne, then continue towards Crans-Montana (15 km). The Forclaz Pass links Haute-Savoie to Valais via the Trient Valley, via Chamonix.
- From Italy, take the Simplon or Grand Saint-Bernard with its car tunnel, take the A9 to Sierre, then continue towards Crans-Montana (15 km).
- From German-speaking Switzerland, take the A9 via Fribourg and via Vevey, or use the car transport by rail (Kandersteg-Goppenstein) via the Lötschberg tunnel to Sierre, then continue towards Crans-Montana (15 km).
(direct: 12 min. / with stops: 20 min.)
- Sion station: ~45 min.
- Sierre station: ~35 min.
IN THE RESORT
The SMC shuttle bus enables you to travel throughout the resort of Crans-Montana for free.