Valais Tourismus

Les Marécottes

(last updated: 2012-09-24 11:24:16.0)

Resort information / access

Altitude Town / Resort 1100 m
Inhabitants - total: 1400
In the mountains yes
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway yes
Accessible by private car yes
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round) yes

Distance to Intl. Airport

max. 3 h  

Lodging all year round

Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 6
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 250
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 1400
Group lodging - total beds: 4000
Bed-and-Breakfast yes
Holidays on a farm yes
Mountain hut / Alpine hut yes

Sport and Wellness all year round

Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours yes

Culture / Entertainment all year round

Permanent exhibition yes

Other information all year round

Good to Know Spektakulär. Natürlich Les Marécottes ist nur 15 Autominuten vom regionalen Zentrum Martingy (Wallis) oder nur eine Stunde vom Chamonix entfernt und bequem mit dem spektakulären Mont-Blanc-Express zu erreichen.
Mountain railways - info phone: 027.761.31.02

Highlight / Special offers Summer:

Top News / Special offers summer Eindrucksvoll. Natur! Man ist mittendrin  in der atemberaubenden Natur. Bergliebhaber finden in Les Marécottes ein Vier-Saison-Paradies, welches von Bauboom und Massen-tourismus verschont geblieben ist. Über 500 km markierte und gesicherte Wander- und Radwege. Herrliches Naturschutzgebiet mit seltener Fauna und Flora. Einmaliges Panorama zum Mont-Blanc Massiv und über das Rhônetal.

Resort area / Transport installations in summer

Altitude of tourist region from 935 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 1777 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 3
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 1777 m
Cogwheel trains in summer - total: 1
Gondolas in summer - total: 1

Sports and Wellness in summer

Hiking trails in summer 250 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 150 km
Mountainbike slopes 50 km marked
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata yes
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities yes
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Canyoning (3 magnifiques canyons), VTT, escalade, promenades en nature et parapente en vol biplace

Other information for summer

Camping ground in summer yes
Natural sights: Zoo alpin des Marécottes Piscine naturelle dans la roche Gorges du Dailley Sentier Nature
Cultural sights: Sentier Marconi et exposition Marconi
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Sentier du Pain. Route des diligences. Sentier Nature. Sentier de Salanfe. Sentier Marconi. Sentier des Gorges du Dailley aux Granges
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL www.marecottes.ch

Top News / New infrastructure winter

Top News winter: Das Skigebiet in Les Marécottes ist ideal für einen sorgenfreien Familienurlaub; zwischen Chamonix, Verbier und Les Portes du Soleil gelegen ist vom Schnefall begünstigt und ein wirkliches Paradies für Hors-piste-Fans. Les Marécottes hat sich unter Kennern einen guten Ruf geschaffen.

Live Cams

Live Cam 1 www.alpiniski.ch/webcam/httpdocs/webcam1_3.php
Detailed local Weather Link www.telemarecottes.ch

Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter

Name of winter sports area: La Creusaz
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1777 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 2200 m
Price one day pass adult 41 CHF
Price one day pass children 21 CHF
Familien Reduktion yes
Snow sports school (phone.) 079.351.07.71
Ski bus yes
Local transport installations in winter - total: 4
Subregional transport installations - total: 7
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 2200 m
Snow conveyor - number: 0
Cogwheel trains - total: 1
Funiculars - total: 0
Gondolas - total: 1
Chairlifts - total: 1
Skilifts - total: 1
Babylift - Number: 1

Alpine Skiing

Snow - info phone: 027.761.31.10
Point of measure ski area bottom 1770 m
Point of measure ski area top 2220 m
Number of slopes: 7
Local ski slopes 25 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 0 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 150 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 20 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 55 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 25 % advanced

Snowboard

Snowboard - info phone: 027.761.31.10

Cross-country skiing / winter hiking

Cross country comments 2 secteurs de pistes de ski de fond ouverts durant toute la saison selon l'enneigement.
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 027.761.31.01
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 900 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1400 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 10 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 10 km subregion
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 1 km
Winter hiking trails 30 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1300 m
Snowshoe trail 30 km marked

Tobogganing

Tobogganing - Info phone: 027.761.31.10
Tobogganing installations - total: 1
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 7500
Total difference in altitude of all installations 700 m
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 7500 m maintained
Tobogganing trails total 7500 m marked
Tobogganing by night, illuminated 0
Public transportation to tobogganing installation yes
Toboggan rental possible yes

Families / children - in winter

Children's snowpark, maintained yes

Other information for winter

Camping ground in winter yes
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Promenades en raquettes à neige Parapente en vol biplace Luge
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL www.telemarecottes.ch
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