WINTER PRESSKIT 2020/21 - EVENTS
Audi FIS Ski World Cup - Women
Top Event - Sport
From 23 to 24 January 2021, the world’s top female skiers will gather in Crans-Montana to test their skills in the downhill and alpine combined disciplines on the challenging Mont Lachaux piste. This run has now established itself as a World Cup classic.
Etoile Bella Lui
The days are getting shorter, temperatures are dropping, and the first snowflakes are falling. It’s the beginning of the most magical of all seasons. The Etoile Bella Lui festival invites you to discover the magic of winter in the heart of Crans-Montana, illuminated by the light of the Lantern Path, with a craft market and big wheel, from 4 December to 3 January, 2021. The festival is based on the story of « The Shepherd and the Bella Lui Star » and honours the magic of winter lights in the mountains. Explore the pristine Nature surrounding the centre of Crans-Montana in a convivial and family spirit, as you walk the Lantern Path between Lake Moubra and Lake Etang Long.
Ski Food Safari
Sport - Carpe Diem
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 specialities accompanied by a glass of local wine, for just CHF 10.-.
Top Event - Culture
Elected the best international electro festival in the world, Caprices Festival opens its doors once again, in april and september. Be swept away by mesmerizing sounds from some of the best DJs on the planet, in a dream setting at an altitude of 2,200m. A magical experience for festival-goers, in the heart of the ski area !
The Men’s Night Slalom on 15 January 2020, organised by the Crans-Montana World Cup Organising Committee in close collaboration with the CMA ski lift company, was a great success. Both the guest world-class slalom skiers and the public, who came out in force to watch, were full of compliments. With this extremely positive feedback, it was decided that another edition would take place. The race is by invitation, and the elite in the discipline will be lining up at the start line on an ideal date, Tuesday 29 December 2020. As for the Crans-Montana slalom piste, it has convincingly demonstrated time and again that it is perfectly adapted to host the coveted World Championships.
Winter trail des patrouilleurs
A memorable day is in store on 17 january 2021, it’s the Winter Trail des Patrouilleurs race. Running, walking, or even on a Fatbike, give it your all to beat the clock whilst exploring magnificent surroundings. There are two different routes, choose the one that’s best for you !
Family - Gastronomy
Chocolate, everyone’s favourite weakness, takes centre stage once again this year in Crans-Montana. This edition will bring together the best chocolate makers in Switzerland, who are gathered to share their art and passion for their profession. A rich and captivating programme all about chocolate will be specially prepared for the occasion. This will be sure to awaken the senses of young and old, and will delight the whole family as you enter a universe of pleasures and tasty discoveries, which will unfold before you on 6 and 7 march 2021.