WINTER PRESSKIT 2021/22 - FAMILY DESTINATION
A DESTINATION WHICH SPOILS FAMILIES
A certified «Family Destination», Crans-Montana is an ideal place to spend great holidays, where young and old will find what they are looking for amongst the many activities on offer year-round. Bibi’s House welcomes the youngest family members, both in winter and summer, with plenty of entertainment, games and laughter. In winter, the golf course is transformed into an island of leisure activities, whilst in summer, visitors can fully enjoy all the family activities at the lakeside.
A favourite family haunt in winter
Bibi Snow Island, open from December to April, is an island of leisure and skiing fun on the famous Severiano Ballesteros golf course! This is a favourite family haunt in winter: snowtubing and a magic carpet for novice skiers and sledgers.
Don’t miss out on a visit to la Maison de Bibi, the house of Crans-Montana’s famous marmot mascot. Bibi welcomes children of all ages to his home, which is situated on the golf course throughout the winter. Lots of entertainment and activities such as crafts, games, snow painting, sledge races, snowman competitions and a library corner are available, all under the guidance of Crans-Montana Tourism and Congress staff.
Ice sports in the spotlight
The Ycoor Centre offers spectators, skaters, hockey players and curlers modern and high quality facilities. A magnificent indoor and outdoor skating rink with a total surface area of 3000 m2 bordered by sunny terraces animates the centre of Montana.
Open every day, families will be able to share moments of joy and fun as well as practice hockey or figure skating, not to mention curling, a sport to be discovered in the indoor hall. Winter will be punctuated by night ice-skating every Saturday evening as well as ice discos, shows and competitions.
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The Coubès family story: a successful life change
Crans-Montana is the place where the whole Coubès family meets up and enjoys what the destination has to offer: family entertainment, the Alaïa Chalet and the snowpark. Yes, the Coubès family are action sport fans, and the boys, Aurélien and Louis, are ambassadors for Crans-Montana! The Coubès family share their "secret spots" to explore with the family and they tell us how, together, they created their B&B, the Colorado Riders Chalet, a project which invoves all members of the family.
Nursery for visitors
For the happiness of both kids and parents!
Crans-Montana has been awarded the «Family Destination» label, and offers childcare facilities at the Bibi nursery. The crèche, Croc'Montagne, located in the heart of Crans-Montana, in the same building as the library, will now be open all year round and will offer childcare for parents. The nursery, which is designed to reflect the world of Bibi the Marmot, the famous Crans-Montana mascot, offers children from 2 to 8 years old a variety of indoor and outdoor entertainment, games and activities, all led by professionals.
Even the youngest ones can learn
Our ski schools welcomes children from the age of 3 upwards in our secure area at the ski kindergarten. Specialised instructors will help children make their first steps on the snow or to progress whilst having fun.