Ovronnaz – Skiing and thermal wellness with plenty of sunshine Ovronnaz (1350-2427 m)

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At the foot of the famous Muveran chain lies the ski area of Ovronnaz. It offers 30 km of alpine pistes serviced by 8 ski lifts (2 chairlifts and 6 ski lifts). In total there are 10 pistes, most of which are for good and very good skiers. Ovronnaz is located on a sunny plateau at 1350 m altitude. As a holiday area and ski area Ovronnaz is a fantastic holiday destination. Ovronnaz creates the connection of invigorating and healing effects of thermal springs and winter sports in great variety on modern facilities. Thanks to the elevated position of its pistes, there is plenty of natural snow from December to April. Sport, relaxation and leisure are just some of the benefits that this friendly and cozy ski area promises.

With its numerous red and black pistes, Ovronnaz is above all a ski area for advanced and expert skiers. However, beginners also have a wide and sunny piste in the sector Petit Pré d'Euloi (1998 m) and two practice areas: Baby-Lift very close to the accommodation and Baby-Jorasse at 1940 m altitude, near the mountain station of the Chairlift Ovronnaz-Jorasse. Skiing without a lot of luggage: the ski area has luggage lockers in the basement of the cash register, where you can store your equipment safely and close to the pistes. For fans of after-dark skiing Ovronnaz hosts exciting torchlight downhill runs with culinary delights once a week.

Ski area Ovronnaz Detailed information:

Length of ski slopes 30 km
easy 5 km
medium 18 km
difficult 7 km
Number of ski slopes 10
Green 0
Blue 3
Red 5
Black 2
Ski lifts 8
Ski tows 6
Chairlifts 2
Cable cars 0
Snow cannons
Glaciers 0
Halfpipes 0
Snowparks 1
Floodlight slopes 0
Cross-country skiing 22 km
Toboggan runs 2

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Manageable but diverse winter sports

The ski area of Ovronnaz is rather small, but still has a very wide range of winter sports. Fans of alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, ski touring, snowboarding and freestyle will find suitable equipment to pursue their favorite sport in Ovronnaz. Cross-country skiers in Ovronnaz have access to a cross-country network of 22 km with 3 different circular routes, which are prepared for classic and skating style.

Located in the heart of the forest of Tourbillon, on the plateau which connects Ovronnaz and Mayens-de-Chamoson, the cross-country routes lead over forest routes, clearings and pastures. At the beginning of the piste in Tourbillon, cross-country skiers can find out about cross-country skiing. The nordic ski center also has a drinks kiosk and toilets.

For those who want to learn cross-country skiing or improve their technique, Ovronnaz Nordic Ski Center offers special course offers every Saturday in January and February. Cross-country skiing is also possible once a week on the ring route near the Nordic Ski Center. Children and adolescents under the age of 16 can ski for free on the entire route network.

Ovronnaz also has a snowpark, a ski school and a toboggan run. All in a beautiful alpine landscape surrounded by high peaks. Located on a promontory with magnificent views over the Alps, the Snowpark of Ovronnaz offers snowboard and freestyle skiers various installations with different modules for all levels.

Panoramic hikes in the Rhone Valley and the Vaud Alps

Ovronnaz is located in beautiful nature, much to the delight of winter hiking enthusiasts. More than 20 km of marked and secured paths are available as hiking routes. Whether on foot or snowshoes, these routes invite you to explore the fabulous Mouverans Massif and the Rhône Valley. In addition to picturesque alpine meadows and larch forests, the rise to the Loutze mountain hut (1721 m) offers a magnificent view of the Rhone Valley.

Snowshoe hikers will find about 20 km of well-marked routes in Ovronnaz. A particularly beautiful snowshoe route leads up a relatively steep climb from Ovronnaz towards Jorasse, via the middle station of Ordonne. This route, which can be mastered in about 1h45, leads over a height difference of 540 m through idyllic landscape to the panorama restaurant Jorasse. The sunny terrace or the charming interior of the mountain restaurant invite you to linger and feast. Here you get a taste of the many culinary specialties of the Valais.

The International Ski School (ISS) offers special excursions once a week: "snowshoe, fondue & sledge" and "snowshoe & Valais afternoon snack", with tasting Valais specialties. The hikers can reach the valley with the lifts. Due to its versatile winter sports offer and the spa and wellness facilities as a spa area, Ovronnaz does not have to hide behind the large ski areas.

Ski resorts Ovronnaz

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