: Sierre or Sion
Crans Montana in the Canton of Valais is one of the sunniest and most beautiful winter and summer resorts in Switzerland. It is about a 2 hour and 15 minute drive from Geneva Airport. You may also take the train from the airport to either Sion or Sierre Stations. Because of the way it is located you are certain that if there is sun anywhere you will get it in Crans-Montana. During the summer there are fabulous mountain walks, tennis, swimming, cycling, paragliding, horse back ridding, and Golf. The big event at the end of the summer is The European Golf Masters. People come from all over to watch the champions play. Summer in Crans is the ideal place to take the family for a thorough rest and change of scene.
Golf: Crans-Montana is not just about skiing, in the summer it is also a great Golfing resort. The locals are extremely and justifiably proud of The European Golf Masters which takes place each year in September. This year is a particularly important one and the Masters takes place first and second week in September. (6 to 11th) If you are a golfer why not get away for a great few days watching the Champions battling it out with each other in one of the most beautiful settings in the world? For a few days in September all the 'Beautiful People' flock to Crans to see some really spectacular golf.
Ski: Crans Montana is a south facing resort, that is famous for the number of sunny days each season. The variety of slopes includes the famous 'Coupe des Dames' championship run. There are also many different runs, that particularly suit all levels of skiers. Three high speed lifts, with huge car parks, ensure minimum queuing, and all slopes run back to the village