Chalet La Piste

Chalet La Piste is situated in Haute-Nendaz, a renowned resort in the middle of the Swiss Alps at the south-side of the Rhone-valley. The area enjoys as micro-climate. Compared to the French Côte d'Azur, Haute-Nendaz offers on average almost equal amounts of sunshine ! In winter the area has abundant snowfall and is part of Switzerland's most extensive ski area with over 400km of ski runs. In summer it is one of Switzerland's sunniest and driest regions.

Due to a favorable climate, dry and clean air, and natural beauty combined with a variety of outdoor activities, La Piste is a wonderful mountain retreat during any season of the year. In winter La Piste offers direct access to ski runs and in other seasons the chalet is starting point of many hikes and mountain bike trails. A 5min walk to a friendly restaurant and cozy (ski)bar. At 15-20min walking distance a diversity of (rental)shops, tourist office, restaurants, pubs, large supermarkets, banks, etc.
In addition to the many winter sports activities, Nendaz and immediate surroundings offer many recreational opportunities. The 4 Vallées spa / wellness (with include indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, hammam, salt baths, and ice), many winter hiking trails, snowshoe trails, ice rink, thermal baths, the historical city of Sion (shopping, castle visit, museums). You may also just opt for lazing in the warm winter sun, enjoying the serene surroundings and the beautiful views.

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QUATRE VALLÉES/VERBIER SKI AREA : 410 KM ski slopes, 1350-3300m altitude [Info: Nendaz]

> Chalet directly next to the ski slopes. True ski in - ski out.
> Ultimate sports pleasure for each skill level
> If needed, snow canons ensure excellent conditions from December till mid April

Sports:
> Alpine skiing (directly from chalet) [
Info: kaart 4-Vallées skigebied]
> Sledging (directly from chalet)

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> Snowshoeing (directly from chalet; 40 km marked trails)
> Cross country (12 km trails, nearby the chalet)
> Winter walking (directly from chalet; 100 km marked trails)
> Ice skating (ice rink at the resort center)
> Fitness (at resort center, including sauna and hammam)
> Parapente
> Helicopter skiing

THERMAL SPA & WELLNESS (all seasons, at 30 min. drive)
> Haute-Nendaz [
Info: Nendaz 4 Vallées hotel]
> Saillon
[Info: Les bains de Saillon]
> Ovronnaz [Info: Thermalps]


A LIVELY SPRING, SUNNY SUMMER AND COLORED AUTUMN
      
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HIKING & MOUNTAINEERING [link: Montagne & Loisirs]

> spectacular nature: forests, 'les bisses', alpine meadows, rugges peaks, glaciers, and lakes
> over 250km (marked) hiking trails, some starting directly from the chalet
> while hiking, discover the beauty of surrounding authentic villages
> glacier hikes & climbing
> rock climbing with ropes and ladders at the village Nax



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MOUNTAIN BIKE & BIKING TOURS

> diversity of mountain bike trails, some starting directly from the chalet
> take your mountain bike high-up with the cable car......... and descend various ways back to the chalet
> "Tour du Mont-Fort"
[link: tour du M-F]
> challenge yourself on your bike and pass the wine fields and postcard picture villages



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GOLF & OTHER SPORTS

> 6 great golf courses just 25-60 minutes drive from the chalet [link: Valais Golf info]
> Golf Club de Sion at 20 min drive, Championship course Crans-sur-Sierre at 45 min drive, Verbier Golf Club, Matterhorn Golf Club, Leuk and Sierre
> play golf at high altitude, true silence, and a scenery of white-topped mountains and green valleys
> inside & outside swimming pools, paragliding, canoeing, rafting, horse riding and tennis



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CITY TRIPS

> Sion (13km): capital of the Valais, Medieval fortresses, vineyards, historic center, great market on Fridays
> jet set in Verbier, Crans-Montana en Zermatt
> cities Montreux, Lausanne, Gruyere, en Bern (UNESCO werelderfgoed)





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OR JUST....


> let you take away in the enchanted views from the chalet
> play family games at the kitchen table
> enjoy local food and wines
> forget all time while reading a book in the sun
> watch the flames of log-stove, and think...


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