Year-round rental Swiss self-catering holiday apartment - sleeps up to 4. Located in a private building in a lovely Swiss village surrounded by the beautiful very high Alps about 20 minutes above the town of Leuk on the Rhone River between Brig and Martigny. Features summer and winter sports, Alpine skiing, cross-country Skiing, hiking and wonderful swimming in geothermal heated pools. Small quaint village with restaurants, shops and bars. Majestic views of surrounding Alpine countryside toward the Matterhorn and surrounding peaks. Other area villages feature, art galleries and vineyard tours. Excellent cycling terrain for MTB/VTT and road enthusiasts. In the famous Valais (Wallis) region not far from Zermatt, Kandersteg and Gornergrat. It is a short drive to a wide variety of other area attractions such as shopping or hiking along mountain trails. Regional annual events include the Montreux Jazz and popular music festivals and many other art and cultural activities.
Year Round Actvities: This apartment house, Montanji, is uphill from the village and there is a local loop bus that circles the whole village at most times. The local town swimming complex is easy to reach with several swimming and spa/sauna activities. There are a few gondola lifts to the upper alpine plateau overlooking the town and valley from over 3000m high. A glacial lake in directly over the town and is great for hiking in summer or cross country skiing in winter with prepared trails all th way to Kandersteg with a return by bus. Two to three downhill ski slopes are in operation throughout the winter with children friendly access as well as challenging trails for snowboarders and others. Summer hiking includes routes along streams and across the top of the Alps or through wonderful alpine landscapes. Local eateries feature Swiss-Valais cuisine and excellent local Rhone Valley wines. You can find out more about the village on the web by looking at the site for Leukerbad.
Languages: Most people in and around this area speak German. But, both French and Italian are spoken somewhat. English speakers may encounter some difficulty however in the village one can find many English speakers in businesses and hotels/restaurants/bars.
Magnificent Alpine resort surrounded by peaks. Located on famous geothermal hot water wells feeding multiple bathing spa and swimming facilities. The Matterhorn can be seen in the distance. Many famous ski resorts nearby. Short train journey to Montreux and Geneva.
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