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10 Things To Do In Verbier, Switzerland: Amazing Activities & Tours

Camila
Published Mar 27, 2017

If you are thinking of spending a holiday in the city of Verbier, you are on the right track. It might be small, but this alpine village in Switzerland’s Valais Canton has a lot to offer to its visitors. Either you are an adrenaline junky, on a family trip, looking to enjoy new experiences, or just spending a relaxing time, you will find it all in Verbier.

Take a look at this list of attractions and fun things to do in Verbier. It will help you organise your trip and give you some ideas on how to make it amazing.

1. Live your own adventure: La Fantastique Adventure Company

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Founded in 1979, this activity company has a team of certified skiing instructors and mountain guides. This friendly and professional team will take you to discover the wonders of the snowy mountains while helping you develop your technique and trying out new skills.

Le Fantastique offers different activities both for summer and winter. The highest touristic season in Verbier is during winter, and this school is ready to take you ice climbing, snowshoeing, and heli-skiing. They also offer off-piste courses and provide instruction in avalanche safety skills. But if you visit in summer, you can also make the best of the region with the help of this school, since they offer mountaineering, rock climbing, glacier hiking, and for alpinists and hikers or people looking for a different and extreme experience, they also lead excursions along the Haute-Route and to the summit of Mont Blanc. You will find all the information regarding their services on their website. Book the tour that fits your needs!

La Fantastique Adventure Company

Address: Rue de Médran 7, Verbier 1936, Switzerland

Price: Private Ski Lessons from ~490 CHF / 490 USD full day.

Opening Hours: 8:30 am to 12 pm / 2 pm to 6pm.

Duration: around 2 hours required.

Contact: +41 277714141

Near by Food: L'Ecurie

Website: La Fantastique Adventure Company

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2. To the best of the top: Adrenaline (Official Mountain Guides Office)

Posted by Guides Verbier on Tuesday, 1 September 2015

This is an official Mountain Guides Office, specialised in off-piste skiing, heli-skiing, ski touring, and haute-route activities. This school has been in Verbier since 1997 and covers most mountain sports with their certified instructors and guides team. One advantage of this school is that they offer a minibus service, so they pick you up at your hotel or at your apartment in Verbier and drive you to the heliport or to the bottom of the slopes. As the name says, this company has a commitment to maintain high adrenaline standards. They consider it an ongoing challenge that keeps them constantly focused. If adventure is what you are looking for, you probably will find it here!

Adrenaline (Official Mountain Guides Office)

Address: Rue de la Poste / cp 54, 1936 Verbier, Switzerland

Price: from 500 CHF / 500 USD

Opening Hours: 7 am to 10 pm. Closed on public holidays.

Duration: around 3 hours required.

Contact: +41 272959595

Near by Food: Chez Martin

Website: Adrenaline

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3. Get to know the region: Verbier Excursions

The slogan of this company is self explanatory: “Beauty is everywhere. It’s not beauty that is lacking, but rather we who fail to notice it”. With the guidance of Verbier Excursions, you will be assisted to make the best of the region. They offer standard excursions, as well as custom trips to suit your individual needs. They also offer group trips for limited budgets. You can sample local traditions by visiting a cheese dairy, enjoying a wine tasting, or discover the villages of the region. For a more cultural experience, they offer visits to museums, castles, and theatres. Verbier is full of possibilities for you to enjoy.

Verbier Excursions

Address: Marquis Joël, Chemin du Bry 18, 1936 Verbier, Switzerland

Duration: around 3 hours required.

Contact: +41 768229721

Website: Verbier Excursions

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4. Fly! Just fly! With Verbier Helicopters

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Fly like a bird and get a panoramic mountain view by experiencing a helicopter tourist flight. Take-off from the helipad in St. Moritz for your unforgettable sightseeing flight. You can choose among flights from St. Moritz that can be 20 minutes, 30 minutes, 40 minutes, or 60 minutes long, depending on where you would like to go and what you would like to see. Go for this tour option and you’ll see the world from a completely different perspective.

Verbier Helicopters

Duration: around 3 hours required.

Contact: +44 7796640841

Near by Food: Heli Dining - Mountain restaurant and lunch flights

Website: Verbier Helicopters

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5. For experts and beginners: Alterna Ski

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Posted by Alternaski on Saturday, 1 December 2012

If you are passionate about skiing, this company will suit you. With Alterna Ski, you can explore the wonders of the Verbier region and the French Alps in expert hands. It doesn’t matter if you are an expert skier or a beginner, they have courses for all levels. Their fees are accessible and you can start with a half day ski trip (3 hours) for approximately 290 CHF / 290 USD. They even offer a professional photographer to accompany you in your adventure and capture those incredible moments. It’s always a good day to take your first steps in the mountains!

Alternaski

Address: 1936 Verbier, Verbier 1936, Switzerland

Price: from 290 CHF / 290 USD

Duration: around 3 hours required.

Contact: +41 764599325

Near by Food: Restaurant La Grange

Website: Alternaski

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6. Fly with your own wings: Verbier Summits (Paragliding school)

Endless blue thermals over Verbier.

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If you really want to feel that you are a bird, then paragliding is for you and Switzerland, with the highest safety standards in the world, is just the place to start. On Verbier Summits, you have a paragliding school with English speaking instructors, receiving new students from all over every year. They offer courses for every level and take you step by step through paragliding techniques, in one of the most beautiful sceneries to do so, the Swiss Alps. Do you dare to go up? If you do, contact this school!

Verbier Summits

Address: Rue de Médran, 77, 1936, Switzerland

Price: from 290 CHF / 290 USD

Opening Hours: 8 am to 7pm.

Duration: around 3 hours required.

Access: At the top of the Médran cable car.

Contact: +41 797109132

Near by Food: Pub Mont Fort

Website: Verbier Summits

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7. Out of a book: Husky sledging

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Maybe you are not very into skiing, maybe you just are not in the right modd for it, but you still wish to enjoy a different experience in the snow. Maybe you saw images in children’s books or movies, and you always wanted to try husky sledging. Then, you should make the best of Verbier, and do it! At Chiens de Traineau you can book the tour of your dreams, to share it with family, friends, or someone you love for a romantic experience. You can choose between a 45 minute panorama tour, a half day experience where you even learn to control the dogs to drive your sled, or go for all with a full day escape over 20 km (12.42 mi) through the snowy mountains. This is an exciting way to discover the region if you don’t ski.

Chiens de Traineau

Address: Les Ruinettes, Verbier 1948, Switzerland

Price: from 160 CHF / 160 USD

Opening Hours: 10 am to 3 pm.

Duration: around 1 hour required.

Access: Take the cable car from Medran to the Ruinettes

Contact: +41 792707624

Near by Food: Le Dahu

Website: Chiens de Traineau

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8. A holiday for your ears: Verbier Festival

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Posted by Verbier Festival on Tuesday, 26 July 2016

One of Verbier’s biggest tourist attractions for the summer is the Verbier Music Festival, which takes place for two weeks every year between July and August. It’s a very special festival, very unique, bringing to its visitors the best classical-music from the talented hands of expert musicians. This year’s edition comes with different ticket packages for young people and families to benefit from discounts. Check out the official website of the Verbier Music Festival and don’t miss out on this opportunity to delight your ears!

Verbier Festival

Price: from 60 CHF / 60 USD

Duration: around 4 hours required.

Access: Festivalgoers can benefit from a 10% discount on all cable cars in Verbier if they have a Festival concert ticket for the same day thanks to a partnership with Téléverbier.

Near by Food: Festival Catering and recommendations

Website: Verbier Festival

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9. Get the party started: The Farm Club

Posted by Farm Club Verbier on Sunday, 15 November 2015

Posted by Farm Club Verbier on Sunday, 15 November 2015

If you want to get to know the real nightlife in Verbier, there’s no better place to go than The Farm Club. This nightclub, located right by the Hotel Nevai, has been running for 45 years. Enjoy the colour of the light, the music, and the vibrant atmosphere and release all the excitement from your ski trip dancing in The Farm Club. And if you decide to spend Christmas or New Year’s Eve in Verbier, here is where you’ll find the best celebrations.

The Farm Club

Address: Route de Verbier Station 55, 1936 Bagnes, Switzerland

Opening Hours: 11 pm to 4 am.

Duration: around 3 hours required.

Contact: +41 277754000

Website: The Farm Club

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10. Challenge yourself: Escape Room Emporium

Posted by Verbier Escape Room Emporium on Thursday, 17 December 2015

If you want to try something new and challenge your intelligence and wits, you definitely should try the Escape Room Emporium in Verbier. This is a new attraction that is becoming popular worldwide. Players come as a team to solve the puzzles in the rooms. Do you dare to do it?

Escape Room Emporium

Address: Center Etoile, Rue de Medran, 6. 1936 Verbier, Switzerland

Price: from 40 CHF / 40 USD

Duration: around 1 hour required.

Contact: +41 799399026

Near by Food: Restaurant le Millénium

Website: Escape Room Emporium

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Do you need more reasons to visit?

Verbier is a place to try your skills and push yourself to new levels. It’s a village where you can try new things and live the adventures of your dreams. It’s perfect for families, couples, and friends travelling for experiences. It doesn’t matter what time of the year you choose for your visit, Verbier will always have something fun for you to do. Come and see for yourself!

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