Welcome to the heart of the Swiss Alps!

Situated on a vast plateau at an altitude of 1500 metres in the Valais, Crans-Montana offers an extraordinary panorama stretching from the Matterhorn to Mont Blanc. Open 365 days a year, the destination enjoys unique sunshine, with over 300 days of fine weather a year.

Crans-Montana is the place to be for sports enthusiasts, thanks to its unspoilt natural surroundings and top-quality infrastructure offering a wide range of sporting activities: skiing, ski mountaineering, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in winter; mountain biking, golf, trail running and road biking in summer; and of course hiking, climbing, swimming, tennis and horse riding all year round!

The destination also offers all the benefits of an urban mountain lifestyle, with a wide range of quality hotels and restaurants, shops, boutiques, wellness facilities and a lively nightlife.

Located less than 3 hours from the airports of Geneva, Zurich, Basel and Milan, Crans-Montana has excellent rail and road links, with four access routes from the valley floor.



Crans-Montana and the surrounding area boast a large number of accommodation options of all types, to meet the needs of all the parties involved in the 2027 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. The destination offers almost 50,000 beds.




Crans-Montana is famous for its vast ski area and exceptional panoramic views. The world's first downhill run took place here in 1911, and the first Swiss ski lift was inaugurated in 1936. Today, the resort can boast of having become a classic on the FIS Women's World Cup circuit.



Crans-Montana is a place where you can forget the stresses of everyday life and make the most of the moment. Lovers of gastronomy, culture, wellbeing and shopping will find everything they need here, as Crans-Montant offers all the advantages of an urban lifestyle in the mountains.



Events all year round

More than 90 events punctuate Crans-Montana's annual calendar. The Omega European Masters, the FIS Alpine Ski World Cups and the Wildstrubel by UTMB are just some of the events that put Crans-Montana on the international map. In 2025, Crans-Montana will host the cross-country events at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships.