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Luxury Holiday Apartment

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Summer

In summer, Grimentz is an ideal base for your Summer holidays with plenty of activities on hand or just simply to relax and soak up the spectacular scenery. Summer temperatures are warm and the area is renowned for it's exceptional sunshine record.

 

The old village centre has numerous sun-darkened granaries and chalet buildings, many with balconies awash with red geraniums.

 

The long summer months can be great for simply relaxing or being more energetic enjoying the numerous sports on offer. In

July and August in particular, the village is full of atmosphere being busy with sightseers, hillwalkers,

and families enjoying their summer holidays.

 

Walking

Within the local area there are over 100 km of signposted hiking paths which can be accessed

directly from the village or using the Bendolla gondola. Further afield, there is a massive variety

of walks accessed by the St. Luc Funicular and other ski lifts that open during the summer

months in villages such as Zinal.

 

In addition to walking, there are lots of other activities for all the family to participate in including:

 

Rock climbing

Near the Moiry dam up river from Grimentz, there is the Via Ferratta, an excellent rock climbing

experience.

 

Mountain biking

There is over 350km of trails within the Val d´Anniviers area (bike hire is available at local sports

shops). Maps and guides can be obtained at the local tourist offices. For a really serious challenge

the race "Le Grand Raid" takes place in August starting in Verbier, finishing in Grimentz - a total

of 131km in a day! There are options to start  along the way and do shorter versions of the race.

www.grand-raid.ch  . At St Luc below the funicular, there is afreeride and downhill bike park. Details

can be obtained from our links page.

 

Bungy jumping, Forest Assualt Course, White Water Rafting and Adrenaline Activities

Nearby at Niouc, you can jump of Europe's Highest Bridge Bungy Jump and do lots of other

adrenaline activities. At Vercorin, there is an excellent Forest Adventure assault course along with

scooter bikes downhill tracks. For more details follow the links on our links page.

 

Tennis and Golf

Located in the heart of Grimentz are 2 full size all weather tennis courts available to hire by the hour.

There are four golf courses within a 45 minute drive from Grimentz including the Championship

Course at Crans sur Sierre where the Swiss Open is played. For those not up for proper golf there is

a 18 hole mini golf at Grimentz for all the family to have fun on.

 

If you want a more relaxed holiday, why not explore the local museums, vineyards in the Rhone

valley,  festivals, thermal spas and other attractions which can be easily reached.

 

Summer Quick Facts

over 100km of marked paths

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Via Ferratta

over 350km of trails and

Grand Raid

4 courses less than 45 mins

drive. Mini golf

paragliding and bungee

White water rafting on the

Rhone

Indoor pool and sauna

2 tennis courts

"Grimentz is an ideal base for your alpine summer holiday"

Click below for details of FREE summer activities...

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