Summer presskit 2022

WHY CRANS-MONTANA?

What makes Crans-Montana the ideal destination for everyone?

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NEWS

What's new this summer? Innovative events and evolving activities!

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PERSPECTIVES

What does Crans-Montana have in store in the coming years? There are many exciting projects in the pipeline!

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TOP EVENTS

What are the top events of the summer? There's something for everyone!

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FAMILY DESTINATION

Are you travelling with children? Crans-Montana is a family-friendly resort!

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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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HISTORY

A history of pioneers

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MEDIA DOCUMENTATION

This is where you'll find press releases, photos and other useful media documents of Crans-Montana

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SUMMER PRESSKIT 2022 - TOP EVENTS

A DYNAMIC DESTINATION

Crans-Montana is fortunate to host major events throughout the year. In summer, the Omega European Masters, the Enduro World Series, Crique au Sommet, the Am Stram Gram Festival and the Caprices Festival give the destination worldwide exposure and set the pace for the destination's calendar. In addition, they allow guests to discover its various attractions.

Cirque au Sommet

Discover the circus arts

Discover the magical world of contemporary circus arts in the heart of the Alps, with Cirque au Sommet. It’s the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in this magical and committed artistic universe in the dream setting that is the Crans-Montana region. New artists and a new show await you from 4 to 13 August 2022, and the Cirque au Sommet Academy will once again be offering advanced and introductory courses in the circus arts.

 

www.cirqueausommet.ch

 

Enduro World Series

The best enduro athletes  gather in Crans-Montana

Crans-Montana is a limitless playground offering a variety of possibilities for all cyclists. Between 15 and 18 September 2022, and for the second time, the destination will host the Enduro World Series, an international competition that is the equivalent of the world cup in the discipline. The programme includes pro-races and an e-bike stage, but there are also several opportunities for amateurs to test the course and measure themselves against the world's elite.

 

Cycling and enduro have developed enormously in the destination, and have taken on a major importance in the summer season. This event fits perfectly into Crans-Montana’s "bike" strategy, and the organisation of the 2025 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships cross-country races.

 

www.ewscransmontana.com

 

Caprices 

Electro at the top

Elected the best international electro festival in the world, Caprices Festival opens its doors once again from 16 to 18 September 2022. 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!

 

www.capricesfestival.com

 

All events

Crans-Montana has a long and rich tradition of organising events and a big number of events, from local to international gatherings, take place each year in the resort. You'll find here the list of all events of the upcoming season.

 

www.crans-montana.ch/agenda

Am Stram Gram

The family favourite festival in the mountains

Am Stram Gram is back with fresh new look from 14 to 17 July 2022! In the heart of the Alps, this family favourite festival in the mountains invites young and old to celebrate the nature that surrounds us while having fun. Immersive game worlds, original shows, wooden games, and also sensory and educational workshops, and local and healthy food and drink... By raising awareness of sustainable development among the very youngest, and by protecting our natural environment, Am Stram Gram aims to be actively environmentally responsible!

 

www.am-stram-gram.ch

 

Omega European Masters

The prestigious international tournament

Located in Crans-Montana, in the heart of the Swiss Alps, the Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club hosts the annual Omega European Masters at one of the most spectacular venues on the European Tour.

 

This world-renowned golf competition, which will take place between 25 and 28 August 2022, has seen players such as Spain's Severiano Ballesteros, José Maria Olazabal, South Africa's Ernie Els and Britain's Lee Westwood win the coveted trophy.

 

Three quality golf courses, a prestigious club, an indoor centre that is open all year round, a golf academy for all levels and ages…this is what is on offer for golfers from all over the world on the Crans-Montana plateau.

 

www.omegaeuropeanmasters.com

 

 

Wildstrubel by UTMB®

A new trail event in Crans-Montana

Between 8 and 11 September 2022, a new UTMB® World Series trail event will be held in Crans-Montana, the Wildstrubel by UTMB®. This brand new event will offer runners a unique experience in the cantons of Valais and Bern, running through high mountain landscapes in unspoilt natural surroundings. It goes through 2 cantons, 2 linguistic regions and 5 internationally renowned destinations: Crans-Montana, Leukerbad, Kandersteg, Adelboden and Lenk. Three distances will be on offer for athletes:

 

    • 106km (start and finish in Crans-Montana),
    • 50km (start in Adelboden and finish in Crans-Montana)
    • 23km (start in Leukerbad and finish in Crans-Montana).

 

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