Ski Holidays in Champex, Switzerland
Champex, Switzerland is a beautiful small village high up in the Alps in a side valley south of Martigny. It is located amid the Great St. Bernhard and the Mont Blanc Massifs, beside a lovely Valaisian mountain lake.
The location of Champex is simply ideal to escape from the pressures of the modern world and wind down. Champex is a wonderful place for families and nature lovers.
From the outset of winter the lake freezes, the snow falls and Champex becomes a magical place. It is one of the smaller ski stations in Switzerland and has access to 15km of downhill piste. With skiing above 2000 metres, the snow cover is generally reliable. Cross country skiing is also very popular in Champex with the course running right across the frozen lake.
Champex also has a racquet court, a small ice rink and ice climbing on the 25 metre pyramid of ice. In Champex village you will find a small shop, 2 small bakeries, restaurants, disco, bar, ski school and children's ski school.