Nendaz in the Valais region of Switzerland
The Alps are a beautiful place to visit and Haute Nendaz is a great family-friendly all year round destination. In spring, summer and autumn: go hiking, climbing, mountain biking, swimming or play tennis and volleyball. In the winter: go skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snow shoe walking and winter hiking walking on the special trails. Alternatively, simply sit in the sun, look at the view and relax!
Things to do in Nendaz
Swimming in NendazA magnificent setting overlooking the Rhone Valley open from from mid June to the end of August. Check opening and closing times.
Visit historic NendazTake a stroll through the old village of Nendaz and take in the charming surroundings and see the old barns and houses built on stilts.
Walk the irrigation channelsThe Bisses or irrigation channels around Nendaz are perfect for family walks. Take a look at the different itineraries to choose from with details of distances and duration.
Hike in the mountainsExplore the splendour of the Swiss Alps! Wonderful walks for all ages and abilities. Take a stroll or venture out for two or three day hikes in the high mountains.
Ice Skating Oct - AprilIf skiing is not your thing or you need a break, take an opportunity to have some fun at the ice rink in the town centre. It's a great sunny spot to enjoy a new activity or fine tune your skills
Swim in the lakeEnjoy a swim in the lake at Domaine des Iles a short drive from Nendaz. There are also tennis courts, mini golf and high lines to keep everyone happy
High LinesVisit the Domaine des Iles de Sion, a sports complex with lake, high wires, mini golf, climbing wall, swimming and tennis. Only a 20 minute drive from Nendaz, take a picnic or eat at the onsite restaurant
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Day Trips in the Valais
ZermattVisit Zermatt and see the iconic Matterhorn mountain. Take the Gornergrat train and see the glaciers
Grand Dixence DamThe tallest Gravity Dam in the world, 285m tall, withholding Lac des Dix. Tour the dam or take a walk around the lake
Hike the Gemmi PassA 965m climb up the Gemmi Pass, a classic amongst classic hikes in the Swiss Alps.
Bettmeralp & Aletsch GlacierVisit the car free village of Bettemeralp, high above the Rhone valley and see the UNESCO world heritage site of the Altesch Glacier
Swiss Model Steam TrainsGreat fun steam train park by Lake Geneva. Combine it with a visit to the water park at Le Bouveret for a wonderful day out
Rochers de NayeTake the cog train and ascend 1600m up to the Rochers de Naye and enjoy the fabulous views of Lake Geneva, the Alps and the Jura.
Venture into France & Italy
Chamonix, FranceAn hour and half car journey from Chalet Lisa, and a wonderful scenic journey too. The iconic mountain town is a must visit to see the mighty Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in western Europe.