Local area info
Well-known, quiet, family friendly mountain village with 500 inhabitants, 12 miles north-west from Sion, 12 miles north-east from Martigny. Supermarket, post office, bank, restaurant. Thermal pool, wellness centre, fitness centre, sauna, sun bed, health cures, massage. Besides: doctor. More possibilities for shopping 6 miles. Access: motorway Lausanne - Brig, exit number "Riddes". Access by train Genf - Brig. Railway station "Martigny". For arrivals by plane: airport Genève-Cointrin (GVA), Zürich (ZRH), Basel (BSL). It is possible to order weekly tickets to the thermal baths.
In the summertime: Tennis (1 outdoor court). Minigolf. Fitness course. Fishing (permit required). Paragliding. 1 chair lift 93 miles walking path, mountain walks, mountain tours. 31 miles mountain bike tracks, mountain bikes for hire. Children's playground.
In the winter: Ski region Ovronnaz. 2 chair lifts, 5 drag lifts, 1 children's ski lift. 10 ski runs, total length 19 miles, snow park. Ski school (downhill), snowboard school, childrens ski school. 12 miles cross country ski tracks in the region, winter walking paths 9 miles. Ski bus (free of charge). Lucky Luke course (piste game). Ski pass: 12 % discount for a 6 day pass (except in High Season). The lift passes are open until the 11.04.2010.