WINTER 2019/20 PRESSKIT

NEWS

Discover the latest News of the Winter, and especially our new Festival, Etoile Bella Lui!

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HIGHLIGHTS

Discover the highlights of Crans-Montana

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EVENTS

Here are this Winter's events in Crans-Montana

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FAMILY

A destination which spoils families

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SPORT

Get into the swing of things

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NATURE

Get away from it all

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CULTURE

Hidden treasures await

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CARPE DIEM

Time to relax

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125 YEARS IN CRANS-MONTANA, A HISTORY OF PIONEERS

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VISUAL MATERIAL

Visual

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WINTER 2019/20 PRESSKIT - CARPE DIEM

CARPE DIEM - TIME TO RELAX

Crans-Montana is a place where you can forget your daily stress and live fully in the moment. Designated a "family destination", the area caters to families with its numerous activities and entertainments. Wellness and shopping enthusiasts are invited to relax in one of the beautiful spas and treat themselves in the rue du Prado, the street that brings together the finest luxury brands. As for gourmets, they can savour a varied and international cuisine, from the mountain huts offering traditional dishes to award-winning restaurants. A casino, a bowling alley, a 3D cinema and many bars and clubs make Crans-Montana a popular spot for visitors looking for a dynamic and vibrant destination.

Gastronomy

Gastronomy touches the mountaintops in Crans-Montana

In Crans-Montana, whether in the resort or on the pistes, when tastebuds quiver every gourmet will find what they’re looking for amongst the huge choice of restaurants which vary from mountain huts to Michelin-starred establishments. Quality local produce, numerous foodie events, passionate craftspeople and chefs illustrate the wealth of gastronomy in our region. Moreover, it is a great joy for Crans-Montana to include amongst its numerous restaurants, two Michelin-starred establishments, Franck Reynaud‘s L’Hostellerie du Pas de l’Ours and Pierre Crepaud’s LeMontblanc. Thanks to their incredible talent, these two French chefs, who have settled in Valais, sensitively interpret every flavour in our local produce. Although their creations retain a hint of the south, they should naturally be savoured with a fine Valais wine.

If exotic cuisine makes your mouth water, you’re in the right place. Crans-Montana is an ideal departure point for a gourmet world tour, where every meal can be a change of scenery, whether from Lebanon, Japan or Portugal. And if you’re missing raclette or other Valais specialities, there are plenty of mountain huts and restaurants which will be delighted to welcome you for traditional mountain dish.

 

www.crans-montana.ch/gastronomy

 

The Crans-Montana Guest Tables

Culinary delights in an exceptional setting

The Crans-Montana Guest Tables is offering different gastronomic events throughout the year, so that you have an opportunity to discover Nature’s tastiest gifts each season. The best local chefs, Michelin starred Franck Reynaud and Pierre Crepaud, will be unleashing all their creativity and talent to showcase the high quality of local produce. This experience will prove to be even more astonishing as each season it will take place in a different, unusual location. On the banks of a lake, on a mountaintop, on a golf course or in the heart of a vineyard, the atmosphere will always be friendly, and the day will feature original entertainment which is sure to leave you with lasting gastronomic memories.

 

The Guest Tables event in March, the Ski Food Safari, takes you to the wonderful Crans-Montana ski area. Enjoy speeding down the ski slopes, and intersperse your day with gourmet breaks in different establishments that will offer you one of their specialitie, accompanied by a glass of local wine.

 

www.crans-montana.ch/tables

 

Oenotourisme

A Region of First-Classe Vineyards

A region of first-class vineyards ! Crans-Montana’s fame is well established as a gastronomic destination with two star-rated chefs, high-quality local specialities and a wide range of exotic cuisine. At the same time, Crans-Montana is also a high-quality wine-producing region and wine tourism is growing in importance. The sunny vineyard-covered hills await admirers of Petite Arvine and other grapes.

 

The winegrowers also organise many events right in their vineyards to help you discover their world of epicurean pleasures. You can participate in the grape harvests, visit the Château de Vaas, enjoy wine tastings and attend Le Temps du Cornalin, an annual event, in honour of the oldest and most prestigious of the Valais red wines.

 

www.crans-montana.ch/oenotourisme

 

Lifestyle

Looking for shopping, relaxation or entertainment?

Crans-Montana is a place where you can forget your daily stress and live fully in the moment. Designated a “ family destination ”, the area caters to families with its numerous activities and entertainments. Wellness and shopping enthusiasts are invited to relax in one of the beautiful spas and treat themselves in the rue du Prado, the street that brings together the finest luxury brands.

 

As for gourmets, they can savour a varied and international cuisine, from the mountain huts offering tra-ditional dishes to award-winning restaurants. A casino, a bowling alley, a 3D cinema and many bars and clubs make Crans-Montana a popular spot for visitors looking for a dynamic and vibrant destination.

 

www.crans-montana.ch/lifestyle

 

Events

  • Festival Etoile Bella Lui (6 December-5 January)
  • Choc Altitude (29 February-1st March)
  • Salon des Vins et Terroir (6-8th March)