The 40th most popular snowboarding destination in Switzerland.
Tuesday 12 July 2016 06:14 GMT
Southeast of Geneva and south of Martigny, the Vicheres-Liddes Ski Area has 11 pistes served by 4 lifts accessing 15km of pistes with a maximum vertical drop of 667m. The Vicheres-Liddes ski area is known as a family-oriented resort with mainly beginner and intermediate pistes.
Vicheres-Liddes is part of the Ski St-Bernard ski region, which has six non-interconnected ski areas.
To reach the snowboarding at Liddes from Geneva by car, head east on Route A1 and south on Route A9 into Martigny. Head south to Liddes.
Note: If you plan to head to Vicheres-Liddes for snowboarding by train, here are two great options offered by the Swiss train system SBB. First, there is the discounted Swiss Transfer Ticket which provides a round-trip train ticket from an airport directly to the town near the ski area, plus 50% off any additional train or bus tickets. Second, there is the Snow-N-Rail ticket which provides a round-trip ticket from anywhere in Switzerland combines with a ski lift pass for as long as you need at a total 20% discount (see: http://www.sbb.ch/snownrail ).
Overall, Vicheres-Liddes is the 40th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 81 snowboarding resorts in Switzerland. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Vicheres-Liddes including La Fouly and Champex-Lac.