PLAN YOUR VISIT
Perched on a sunny plateau in the heart of the mountains, Verbier has carefully maintained its charm as an alpine village. This is the gateway to the 4 Vallées ski area – with nearly 100 lifts and more than 400 km of ski runs for all levels of expertise at your feet.
Verbier, Switzerland is more than an ideal venue for an Art Summit. It's a retreat away from the distractions of urban life, a place to find inspiration and share dialogue. Learn more about Verbier via verbier.ch.
There are many ways to reach Verbier. The nearest airport is Geneva. From there, driving to Verbier takes 2 hours. However, the snow conditions in the winter may result in a 2.5 hours transfer by car.
The most inspiring way to travel to Verbier is to take the train from Geneva airport to Le Chable (2.5 hours), which takes you along Lake Geneva with beautiful mountains in the background. From Le Chable, you take a gondola or taxi up to Verbier (15 minutes).
Taxi, shared bus and shuttle services between the Geneva airport, Le Chable train station, and Verbier include:
Tesla Transfers (private)
May Taxi (private)
Alpine Express (shared)
Alpy Bus (shared)
Alternatively, the Milan or Zürich airports are both accessible from Verbier. From either airport, take the train to le Chable (each approx 3,5 hours), and then a gondola or taxi up to Verbier (15 minutes).
where to stay
Verbier Art Summit offers special accommodation deals in collaboration with hotels in Verbier. Inform the hotel or rental agency that you are attending the Verbier Art Summit when booking for a 10% discount on available rates, unless otherwise noted below.
Verbier Location (5% discount)
Other suitable hotels include:
La Rotonde (3 star)
Hotel Bristol (3 star)
Lastly, we have a dedicated partner in Verbier, Verbier Hospitality, who can assist you with your transfer and hotel (or chalet/apartment stay). Please contact Lisette Schellekes (firstname.lastname@example.org / +41 (0)27 771 85 85).
With its 400 km of runs, Verbier is the main resort in Switzerland’s largest ski area. Make sure to bring your ski equipment with you, so you can enjoy skiing down the spectacular slopes in Verbier.
The Medran Lift is located on Rue de Medran, right in the heart of Verbier. Here you can purchase lift passes for the Verbier and 4 Vallees ski area and the necessary mountain/ski insurance. For more information about skiing and to purchase lift tickets, please consult the official website of Verbier ski lift company.
Inform La Boit’askis in Verbier that you are participating in the Verbier Art Summit for a 10% discount. The cost of a 1-day rental for boots starts at CHF 34.- and the cost of a 1-day rental for skis/snowboards starts at CHF 17.-.
where to dine
With its 40 years of experience in Verbier, Au Vieux Verbier is considered to be one of the favourite restaurants by locals. If you want to taste the regional cuisine, Le Caveau is an excellent choice too, cheese lovers will love the fondue. Le Rouge Restaurant & Club is a multi-faceted establishment with class and style but without any of the stuffiness, it's also nice for après-ski. The Cordée des Alpes is a glamorous restaurant which serves Alpine haute cuisine, and the chique Chalet d'Adrien also offers fine dining. The large terrace overlooking Verbier is a favorite for Sunday lunch, with italian gourmet specialities, grilled food and a large buffet selection of cakes. The homely gourmet restaurant La Grange, besides offering classic Swiss local cuisine, has also a wide variety of local wines.
Cafés and pubs
If you are looking for places to have drinks before dinner, you can head to the new and stylish Vie Montagne, where they serve cocktails in the Club Room on the upper floor & contemporary craft beer and morning coffees at the lower ground The Bier Haus. The best place for après-ski is the Le Fer à Cheval, which has been popular since it opened in 1969. The Experimental Chalet offers cocktails and dining in an exciting experimental setting. The stylish Arctic Juice & Café, part of the W Hotel, is situated at the foot of the Medran lift and offers fresh food and beverages. The Milk Bar, with its wooden interior, is a warm tea room famous for its hot chocolate and homemade crepes. For live music lovers, Hotel Farinet hosts live concerts on its terrace starting in the late afternoon and going until early evening.