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This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Grimentz a ski resort in Sierre-Anniviers, Swiss Alps with altitudes ranging from 1600m to 2874m above sea level. This resort is part of the Sierre-Anniviers ski area with access to 80 individual pistes. In addition to the skiing in Grimentz itself (26 pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Sierre-Anniviers ski resorts of Chandolin, St-Luc, Vercorin and Zinal. The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.
We have listed the airports in order of distance from the resort, with the nearest at the top. This should give you the best idea of the airport transfer you need. We have also taken a look at alternative transport methods to and from the resort. Public transport options, if available, are given towards the end of the page.
Grimentz is a village in the district of Sierre in the Swiss canton of Valais. An independent municipality before, it merged on 1 January 2009 with neighboring Ayer, Chandolin, Saint Jean, Saint-Luc and Vissoie to form the municipality of Anniviers. Grimentz was first mentioned in 1052 as Grimiens. The village was formerly known by its German name Grimensi, however, that name is no longer used. The village is just 15 miles by crow from Verbier but a world away! Hidden at the end of the Val d’Anniviers in the Swiss Alps, up a precipitous, switch backing road from the town of Sierre, it has a couple of hotels and one nightclub. High-altitude, varied terrain and decent lifts ought to earn it a spot on any adventurous skier’s to-go list. Yet, on a crisp day between blue skies and a foot of fresh snow who wouldn’t love to be here!
There are two Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Grimentz are perfectly feasible. Sion Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.
The following airports link this resort to other parts of the world:
There are buses which ply to the resort from the airport listed above. Train options to this resort are also available with trains running from Sion airport Tue-Sat · 8 times per day and the travel time is 3 hours and 22 minutes. Trains from other airports may take a longer time to reach the resort.
While many people do use the public transport listed above they can sometimes be time consuming like some train journeys from airports not listed above may take up a long time to reach the resort. You are much better off booking an airport transfer from the airport where you land especially if you are travelling as a group. You will benefit from a shorter journey time and a direct route. You also get the added bonus of travelling in comfort, and of a guaranteed journey that is pre-booked. Airport transfers are also the most cost-effective method of getting to this beautiful ski resort.