Anzère - Skiing in the Swiss Alps with Mediterranean feeling Anzère (1500-2500 m)

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At an altitude of 1500 meters, on a sunny terrace high above the Rhône Valley, Anzère is a medium-sized, convivial and family-friendly holiday destination. The main advantage of Anzère is its Mediterranean climate: mild and pleasant, with plenty of sun throughout the year. Due to its location at the foot of the Wildhorn glacier (3247 m) and surrounded by numerous high peaks, there is an optimal snow conditions in Anzère. 120 snow-making facilities ensure good snow conditions on the pistes at the beginning and end of the season.

Anzère offers winter sports fans 58 sunny kilometers of pistes that are well prepared and served by 14 ski lifts. Anzère is a family ski area with numerous blue and red pistes, especially for beginners and intermediate level skiers. For the more advanced, there are 9 km of difficult pistes, including the famous 5 km long downhill that connects the summit station to Pas-de-Maimbré to the ski area. This is the longest black piste in the Anzère ski area.

A cross-country track of 3.5 km of trails (classic and skating), 6 km of ski trails (marked but not rolled), a snow park, 3 toboggan runs, 166 km of hiking trails and several spa and wellness facilities complete the range of winter activities in Anzère. In addition, the accommodation offer is very attractive and the restaurants in the ski area attract with culinary specialties.

Ski area Anzère Detailed information:

Length of ski slopes 58 km
easy 12 km
medium 37 km
difficult 9 km
Number of ski slopes 24
Blue 6
Red 14
Black 4
Ski lifts 14
Ski tows 10
Chairlifts 3
Cable cars 1
Snow cannons 120
Glaciers 1
Snowparks 1
Floodlight slopes
Cross-country skiing 1 km
Toboggan runs 1

Further information

A rich range of winter activities

The Anzère ski area offers its guests a wealth of interesting winter activities to keep their holidays in the snow unforgettable: torchlight descents on skis, introductions to ski hikes, guided snowshoe hikes, toboggan races, telemarking, award-winning ski races, etc. Cross-country skiers have over 3,5 km of trails through larches - and fir forests, with a longer light section over meadows. Anzère's cross-country skiing is ideal for cross-country skiers. Skischools offer special cross-country skiing courses, for beginners to learn, and for advanced skiers who want to improve their technique.

Skiers, snowboarders and skaters can enjoy themselves in Anzère's snowpark "Flypark". Located on the Tsalan piste, the "Flypark" freeriders offer their famous "wood" or "tree jib", with 16 m height. The Snowpark is interesting for both beginners and professionals, because it is equipped with different elements that meet the different requirements: piste style lines with jumps from 3 to 15 m, rails and numerous snow toys. In the park there is also a piste for speed riding, a combination of paragliding and skiing. Right next to the snowpark is the Flypark bar. Winter sports fans can relax and strengthen on their sunny terrace.

Winter hiking and barbecuing fun on the pistes

Built on former pastures, the village of Anzère is a fascinating nature. In the immediate, vicinity lovers of winter hiking find more than 166 marked trails through beautiful landscapes. 35 km of these trails are maintained regularly. There are 4 classic winter hikes throughout the hiking offer: Go, Dahu Tour, Pétoli Tour, Chamossaire. During these hikes, which take one to four hours, hikers will discover the magnificent landscape that surrounds Anzère. On the different routes there are several picnic places next to the pistes of Les Rousses and La Chaux, for a barbecue with friends or family. On days when it is too cold outside, Anzère offers a picnic hut with a fireplace at the summit station of the Pas-de-Maimbré gondola lift.

For snow shoe hikers there are 3 signposted but not groomed routes. The path of the poachers between Anzère and Pierrier des Rousses is a natural path over 16 km, which begins at the height of the lift station in the village. Another way, which also starts at the bottom station, takes hikers along a 5 km route. This route crosses the middle area of the Grillesse and offers hikers the opportunity to admire the typical regional irrigation canals and mountain huts. A third route for snowshoe fans connects the Rousses chairlift to the heights of the ski area and runs through the forest and across the pierrier des Rousses plain.

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