What can you do in Crans-Montana?
Crans-Montana offers a wide selection of activities for visitors to enjoy. From outdoor adventures to indoor relaxation, there’s something for everyone in this alpine resort area.
Crans-Montana’s new ice centre holds a curling hall, outdoor terrace café, and outdoor skating rink. The curling hall’s three lanes have excellent ice that experienced players will enjoy. Beginners can book time with an instructor to learn the sport. The outdoor skating rink is one of the largest in Switzerland.
Enjoy the snow and unparalleled views of Crans-Montana’s winter hiking trails. There are also many options for guided snowshoeing excursions, 15 km of marked cross-country skiing routes and 40 km of paths for ski touring. Many routes have convenient access to restaurants and cafes, so you can enjoy the beauty of nature along with the comforts of civilisation.
Take a break from your outdoor activities to enjoy contemporary art at Foundation Opale. This sleek and beautiful museum aims to convey the universal vision of mankind seeking to express its place in the universe through art. The museum’s collection focuses on art created by Australian Aboriginal people, but it also contains works from local Swiss artists.
Where to ski in Crans-Montana?
Skiing in Crans-Montana combines beautiful nature of the Swiss Alps, world-class pistes and all the modern conveniences needed for a pleasant holiday. The Crans-Montana ski area contains 140 km of pistes over 61 different slopes and is open daily. While the majority of pistes are most suited for intermediate skiers, there are excellent options for all skill levels. The longest is an 8 km piste leading from the Plaine Morte glacier into the village.
The resort offers four gondola lifts as well as several chair lifts. The slopes face south, which ensures that the ski area is sunny throughout the winter. More than 20 restaurants are located around the ski area for convenient dining options.
Where to stay in Crans-Montana?
LeCrans Hotel & Spa
LeCrans Hotel & Spa sits at the top of the ski resort and offers panoramic views of the Swiss Alps along with quick access to the slopes. With only 15 rooms and suites, the hotel’s exclusivity ensures that you will receive the highest level of personalised service during your stay. LeCrans has its own wine cellar stocked with the best wines from the region and around the world. Expert staff can guide your selection to pair with the restaurant’s cuisine, which combines avant-garde creativity with local ingredients.
Hostellerie du Pas de L'Ours
Hostellerie du Pas de L’Ours provides the feeling of staying in a classic mountain chalet with its wood beams, natural stone walls and cozy fireplaces. L’Ours, the hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant, serves seasonal, locally inspired cuisine. The entire menu is available for takeaway if you prefer to relax in your room. The Wellness Area offers an indoor pool, sauna and steam bath for more relaxation after a day of skiing.
The Crans Ambassador offers contemporary luxury combined with breathtaking views. The hotel’s Sport Boutique sells and services ski clothing and equipment for guests' convenience. At Spa Nescens, guests can benefit from massages and treatments developed by a team of doctors specializing in preventative medicine. The Crans Ambassador has four restaurants, with cuisine styles ranging from Peruvian to traditional Swiss.
Why Fly With Lunajets?
Make the most of your skiing holiday by chartering a private jet with LunaJets. A private jet charter allows you complete privacy during the flight, the flexibility to travel on your own schedule and the luxury of high-quality personal service onboard. Flying with LunaJets allows you to avoid queues at check-in and security and choose a smaller airport to arrive closer to your destination, reducing your overall travel time.
LunaJet’s expert brokers will help you select the right aircraft for your travel needs, depending on your destination and the number of travelers in your group, so you can enjoy the ease and comfort of a private charter flight.