Local area info
Well-known, quiet, family friendly mountain village with 500 inhabitants, 20 km north-west from Sion, 20 km 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 10 km. 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 150 km walking path, mountain walks, mountain tours. 50 km 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 30 km, snow park. Ski school (downhill), snowboard school, childrens ski school. 20 km cross country ski tracks in the region, winter walking paths 15 km. 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.