Top things to see and do on in Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Whether you’re skiing, hiking or enjoying one of the many international events hosted there, there’s something for everyone in Crans-Montana in Switzerland 

Crans-Montana is a Swiss ski region that has everything visitors could want all year round – not just winter sports. From hiking the beautiful mountains and trails in summer, to skiing them in winter, the attractions are constant. The resort offers panoramic views of the mountains, stretching from the Matterhorn to – on a clear day – Mont Blanc.

It’s a popular spot with tourists and has plenty of upscale accommodation with the shopping to match, including Caviar House, Cartier, Louis Vuitton and Hermès. There’s a very active nightlife and the area is also host to international events such as the Omega European Masters Golf, international ski competitions and the Caprices Music Festival It is also a perfect holiday resort for families, with all-year activities on offer.

Here the MCC team has put together a selection of the best experiences.

– Call our Bookings service, or message a member of the team via WhatsApp on +966 533 633 607 for all your travel plans and restaurant bookings

Le Crans

This five-star alpine-style hotel set in a stunning spot above the ski resort and surrounded by mountains and forests, has exceptional views. Its restaurant  LeMontBlanc, offers seasonal gourmet cuisine prepared from local produce by chef Yannick Crepaux.
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Call: +41 27 486 60 60
Address: Chemin du Mont-Blanc 1, CP – 179, Plans-Mayens, 3963 Crans-Montana

Crans-Montana Ski Resort

With four ski areas at altitudes ranging from 1,500 to 3,000 meters, Crans-Montana offers breathtaking views from its 140 kilometers of south-facing slopes. There are plenty of lifts, ski schools for the whole family.
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Call: +41 848 221 012
Address:
3963 Crans-Montana

Sledding Dog Ride

Ride with sled dogs at Erwin in trips of 30 minutes for 1 to 6 people. It is essential to book in advance. There will be plenty of opportunities to interact with the dogs.
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Call: +41 79 900 11 46
Meeting point :
Chemin de Bruhèlan 34, 3963 Lens

Meet the Himalayan yaks

Children and adults alike will enjoy meeting the yaks of the mountains, learning all about them and taking a walk with them. Trips are about an hour in length but advance booking is essential.
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Call: +41 27 455 97 41
Meeting point :
Ecurie Yak – à – Oser, Route de Tsanveulle 1, 3971 Chermignon d’en Haut

Beeheidi

Discover the heart of the Alps by walking, hiking, trekking or just enjoying the spectacular scenery with local guides who know the area like the back of their hands.
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Call: +41 27 565 44 40
Address:
3963 Crans-Montana

Bisse du Ro

Bisses are historic irrigation streams, some dating back to the 14th century, built to carry water from springs to more remote farmland. Nowadays many have been turned into hiking trails offering stunning views, one of the most popular being the Bisse du Ro, which runs from Lake Tseuzier along tall rock faces, crossing a 120m high footbridge.
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Address: Unnamed Road, 1977 Icogne

Lake Grenon

In the middle of the two old villages of Crans and Montana, this small lake enjoys beautiful views over the Rhône valley and the nearby mountains. Take a pedalo and enjoy the scenic calm.
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Address: 3963 Crans-Montana

Golf Club Crans-sur-Sierre

Home of the Omega European Masters tournament, Crans-sur-Sierre has to be one of most stunning locations in world golf, with the Alps in front of you and lush green grass to play upon. There are two courses – an 18-hole designed by Severiano Ballesteros and nine-hole by Jack Nicklaus. Golf fans will be in heaven.
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Call: +41 27 485 97 97
Address:
Rue du Prado 20, 3963 Crans-Montana

Miriouges Lake

The Miriouges Lake is a charming spot for a family summer picnic and an easy walk from a path beside the Blanche-Neige restaurant in Crans. It’s accessible for pushchairs and people with impaired mobility.
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Address: 1978 Lens, Crans-Montana

Adrenatur Fun Forest

Great fun for all the family with ziplining, parcour, rock climbing and more in summer, and sledding, snow treks and ski safaris in winter. Have fun in the trees in a magical setting on Lac de la Moubra.
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Call: +41 27 480 10 10
Address:
Imp. de la Plage 3, 3963 Crans-Montana

La Moubra Climbing wall

Set within the indoor tennis center of Crans-Montana, this ambitious climbing wall has almost 60 different routes and around 40 in the boulder area.
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Call: +41 27 565 71 41
Address:
Rte de la Moubra 73, 3963 Crans-Montana

Hameau de Colombire

The picturesque hamlet of Colombire has a fortunate location near the ski slopes of Crans-Montana Aminona in winter and the picturesque Bisse de Tsittoret walking route in summer. The site offers courses in crafts and eco-skills, such as cheese-making, woodworking, foraging and yoga. Enthusiasts can stay in one of the simple but cozy alpine cottages or just go for a day course.
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Call: +41 79 880 87 88
Address: Rte de Colombire 2, 3974 Crans-Montana

Fondation Suisse des Trains Miniatures

One for the trainspotters in the family. This museum of all things model-train related is located in the center of Crans Montana.
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Call: +41 27 565 47 47
Address:
Rte du Clovelli 7, 3963 Crans-Montana 2

Art Collections Museum

Contemporary art museum with sculptures, objets d’art and an educational space. Regular changing exhibitions are staged for visitors.
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Address: Avenue. de la Gare 7, 3963 Crans-Montana
Call: +41 27 480 18 06

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