- 10 Sleeps
- 5 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
If you want to enjoy an ultimate holiday with your friends or family in Switzerland, then the spacious chalet Chaînon is the thing for you! This chalet has a garden of 1200m2 where you can sunbathe wonderfully, play or just relax. The chalet is smartly furnished and equipped with all the facilities. In the summer, a refreshing breeze blows here in the Wallis through the mountains. The clear blue Rôhne streams slowly here between the valley directions the sea. For the active hikers, the region of Crans Montana is a true challenge. Between the splendid unripe natures, you can walk from here from village to village along wooden mountain huts. This region has 4000m high mountaintops and gigantic glaziers. Next to hiking possibilities, this region still offers much more! What about mountain biking, skating, golfing or paragliding? It is all possible in Crans Montana! Winter sport enthusiasts will love it here. This region is excellent langlauf, skiing and snowboarding. There are various hiking roads with a panoramic view over the snow-covered landscape. When the sunshines over the snow covered mountaintops, the village changes in splendid crystal. Here you can make genuine Husky sleigh trips through the snow-covered landscape. After an active day in the snow, you can relax here wonderfully in the many thermal baths spas and end the evening with a traditional cheese fondue and a glass of wine. In short, a stay in Wallis will make your holiday dreams come true!
Dear English-speaking guests, please be wellcome! Please note in advance, the keykeeper and housegard Radan only speaks French, Bosnian, Russian!
If you choose our chalet, you might take advantage of the following informations and suggestions.
Please find free WIFI in chalet 'Le Chainon'. The Tourist Office provides any kind of touristinformation. At de Postoffice (Avenue de la Gare) you can retire CHF or EURO outside the building), also at some other banks in Crans Montana.
Skiers are advised to start up at Barzettes (about 2,5 KM by car, direction Montana). Here you find a big parking. The telecabine to Les Violettes brings you up to 2300 meters above sea level; from there to the Plaine Morte Glacier (3000 meters above sea level; superb panorama 360 around, facing the Mont Blanc massif, Matterhorn....etc.). Magnificent sunny slopes, overall not too heavy (red ones). All slopes of Montana Crans and Aminona are well connected to each other.
In Montana Crans are plenty of supermarkets (closing usually at 18.30 H and at noon as well); all kinds of shops, cafes, restaurants and clubs. Supermarkets also sell woodblocks for the fireplace (about CHF 10,00 per box\\\/sack). Here also exquise patiseries\\\/tearooms Taillens (centre of Montana) and Gerber (between Montana and Crans).
In Bluche is cosy local cafe-restaurant 'Auberge Le Petit Paradis'. Frequented by locals as welll as by international and cosmopolitic public (tourists and world-wide students from 'Ecole des Roches\\\", a famous Swiss Hotel Management school). Please don't forget to reserve your table! Fine fondue, steaks and local wines and spirits. Reasonable prices.
In case of health problems or casualties, you might visit local doctors (and dentist) in Montana Crans. If necessary and urgent, you might directly drive to the Sion hospital (25 minutes by car, well signalized along the highway to Sion),
In case of motor break-down, you can call or adress Garage 'Du Nord' in Montana-Village, (Renault garage Fam Bagnoud, about 0,8 KM downhill, along the roadside to Sierre-Chermignon. Also day\\\/night fuel selfservice.
NB LPG\\\/GPL CARS: Fuel station AGIP at Sion sells LPG\\\/GPL, reasonable price. Leave motorway Sion Ouest\\\/Aeroprt, direction Sion centre, than 500 meters. Open all week and until late in the evening.
Golfingsaison from Mai until the end of Octobre. Golf Club de Crans wellcomes guestplayers for competitions of several level (including closing prizedistributions with drinks afterward in the Clubroom). Each first week of September, the Club hosts worldfamous Swiss Open - European Masters on the magnificent and demanding Seve Ballesteros' course! Nearby, the 9 Holes Jack Niklaus course, also attractive and chalenging. These courses were labeled by golfers press as the finest No 1 and No 3 Swiss golfcourses! Down in the Rhonevalley, playing golf nearly throughout the year. Really nice 18 holes near Sierre, Sion and Leuk (direction of Brig), all about 0,5 Hr by car. Reasonable greenfees; clubhouses with good-local dishes.
Many nice excursions by car nearby, e.g. the Lago Maggiore (It), 2 Hrs by splendid Simplonpass, and furtheron to Milan. Or Aosta (It) by the amazing Grand St Bernard Pass (about 2 HRS by car): Gallo-Roman heritage, nice old streets and squares, weekly market etc. Lake Geneva takes about 1 Hr by car (French or Swiss lakeside: Montreux (Chateau de Chillon, Lord Byron was here...). French coast Evian. Geneva and Airport Geneva-Cointrin takes about 2 Hrs highway by car (or by direct train from Sierre, line Milano - Brig - Geneva).
We hope you and your family and friends will enjoy your stay in 'Le Chainon'. May all guests find relaxing and sporting distractions, high up in the mountains or down in the valleys!
Please mention any suggestion or remark about your stay in chalet Le Chainon. Maybe you will return some time, summer or winter, depending your specific taste and sporting passions!
Please be wellcome!
The owner Marius
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Prices per week
Price from £ 576 £ 2546