: Sion, Geneva, Berne, Zurich
: Leuk (with connecting bus to Leukerbad)
Car: not necessary
Summer and Winter Holidays in the Swiss Alps. Arrive easily by car or public transport from Geneva, Sion or Berne Airports. 1 hour to Zermatt, Saas Fee, Crans Montana and Brig. Travel on to Milan through the Simplon Tunnel. Over 50 kms of downhill skiing on the doorstep. Cross country skiing trails. Europe's largest thermal baths. Rhone Valley for some lovely Swiss Wines just 20 minutes drive down the hill. Walking and hiking. Swiss Alpine Biking Trails. Child-friendly activities include swimming, ice skating, minigolf, playground, tennis.
Other Activities: Thermal Baths
Golf: Golf is available in Leuk in the valley. An 18 hole course. There is also a great course at Crans Montana, about a 40 minute drive away.
The PGA European Tour - Crans-sur-Sierre, Crans Montana.
Ski: The main ski area is on the Torrent, and the Torrentbahn cable car is 400m from Residenz Ambassador. There are more than 50km pistes, some have seen World Cup Races. But if you are a beginner or early days skiier, don't let that put you off! There is another area for beginners, which is accessed by bus and the bus stop is just up from the apartment. Cross country skiing is on the Gemmi (bus or walk to the Gemmibahn) and trails are also created in the town just below the apartment.