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Sierre and the Val D"Anniviers

Annette Brettle

Sierre and the Val D"Anniviers

a geographical study of an emerging area

by Annette Brettle

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Published by The Group in Nottingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Annette Brettle from fieldworkcarried out by members of the Geographical Field Group.
SeriesRegional studies -- No. 18.
The Physical Object
Pagination101p.
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21533881M

The house is about 10 minutes from Sierre and 20 minutes from Crans-Montana by car. It is ideally located to fully enjoy the ski slopes: the resort of Crans-Montana is accessible in only 15 minutes by car, and Anzère in 30 minutes. The other resorts of the central Valais such as Nax and Val d'Annivers are only 1 hour away by car. Vercorin is a traditional, picturesque village in the Swiss ski area: Val d’Annivers. This village & the associated slopes are on a separate plateau above the Sierre Valley. From here you have access to the small ski area of Vercorin. Especially in the evening you .

Sierre is starting point for the tourist sites of the Val d'Anniviers including the villages of Vercorin, Chandolin, St-Luc Vissoie, St-Jean Chandolin, Grimentz, Zinal and Ayer. Sierre is connected with Crans-Montana by a cable car. At the beginning of the 20th century, Sierre became economically important as very early aluminium smelting is Canton: Valais. Sierre (syĕr), Ger. Siders, town ( pop. 14,), Valais canton, S Switzerland, on the Rhône River. A market town, it is the center of a rich horticultural region. There is a large aluminum plant nearby. Sierre has a 13th-century tower and a 16th-century castle.

Awesome space in Zinal if you are looking to explore Val d'Anniviers during winter or summer. It has a wonderful, large kitchen which makes it easy to cook a large meal with friends and family. The chalet had everything we needed for our week long trip. Brandon TZ; Cozy cottage with breathtaking views of Mount Besso. Why Sierre-Zinal is the Best Trail Race In the World Posted on August 12, by Doug Mayer A handful of years ago, I crossed paths with Salomon Team trail runner Rickey Gates.


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Sierre and the Val D"Anniviers by Annette Brettle Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Sierre and the Val d'Anniviers: a geographical study of an emerging area. [Annette Brettle; Geographical Field Group.].

The Val d'Anniviers, a landscape of Alpine wilderness, is one of the most beautiful of the seven large transverse valleys in the Valais and definitely worth a visit.

At Sierre, toward the south, it branches off from the Rhone Valley and forms in the upper section two side valleys, Val de Moiry in the west and Zinaltal in the east. Explore this little-known valley on this inn to inn walking holiday through the Val d’Anniviers; the quiet side of the Matterhorn.

Hike in the shadow of the Weisshorn, Dent Blanche and Matterhorn peaks, with a choice of walks on most days to suit you. The Val d’Anniviers This walk begins in the pretty town of Sierre and follows the valley to Zinal stopping in alpine villages along the way before returning via Vercorin to Sierre – all the time surrounded by magnificent snow-capped peaks.

The first hotel to be built in the Val d’Anniviers in now offers very charming four-star accommodations with 30 individually-­styled rooms. It is owned and ­managed by husband and wife team Anne-­Françoise and Claude Buchs.

The Bella Tola also has two restaurants, a spa and an interior design store. Route Principale, Saint-Luc. The val d'Anniviers (in German Eifschtal) is a Swiss alpine valley, situated in the district of Sierre in Valais, which extends south of the Rhône Valley, on the northern slopes of the Pennine Alps.

The valley was home to six municipalities: Ayer, Chandolin, Grimentz. Get this from a library. Das Val d'Anniviers und Sierre and the Val DAnniviers book Bassin de Sierre: ein Beitrag zur physikalischen Geographie und Ethnographie der Walliser Alpen.

[Gustav Berndt]. 3-star hotel in the centre of the village in spectacular Val d’Anniviers. 34 comfortable rooms incl. 14 family rooms for up to 4 people, some duplex rooms with gallery area, all with balcony and fridge. Dec 28,  · The night-time drive up the Val d’Anniviers from Sierre (m) to Zinal (1,m) during a snowstorm in has gone down in the annals of Le Breton history.

How to book your first ski Author: Gabriella Le Breton. The Val d’Anniviers is located in the central Valais on the left bank of the Rhône.

As you leave Sierre, discover this mountainous valley and its villages: Vissoie, Vercorin, Saint-Luc, Chandolin, Grimentz and Zinal. Have a taste of Glacier wine, the local speciality.

In winter, ski with a. A9 motorway, exit 29 (Sierre-Est), follow signs for Val d’Anniviers. Parking. Park at Vissoie, Grimentz or Vercorin, and make use of postal buses to reach start of walk and/or return from finish.

Bus journeys between Grimentz and Vercorin require a change at Vissoie. Location de Chalet, Val d'Anniviers, Valais. likes. Situé dans un hameau - un havre de paix, chalet de tout confort, vue panoramique, vue sur le Cervin, au bord de la forêt.

Discover the area of Ayer with this destination guide (Valais) in Switzerland. Weather forecast, images and videos, local events and things to do.

Trip-Suggest helps you decide. Alpine Exploratory's Tour du Val d'Anniviers is a 4-stage trek in the Swiss Alps. Specifically we trek a circuit in the Val d'Anniviers, one of several North-South valleys that run off the main Rhone valley. This is the real Swiss Alps, the wooden barns in everyday use.

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Sep 08,  · Val d'Anniviers Barrage de Moiry, Col du Tzaté, hiking, Lac de Bayenne, Swiss Alps, trekking, Valais Zinal – first part of the path to Cabane du Grand Mountet – Lac d’Arpitettaz – Cabane du Petit Mountet – Zinal.

Val d'Anniviers Ski. Val d'Anniviers consists of different two resorts, Zinal and Grimentz, which are both connected, allowing easy access to both sides of the valley.

The Val d'Anniviers is a reasonably quiet area. Which continues to surprise us because it is a charming area. This is a report about my vacation in Switzerland: Zermatt and Val dAnniviers, Zug, Aug Sep 8th. My journey started in Zurich airport. I took the train Bern-Spiez-Visp to reach Zermatt.

Zermatt is more chic and definitely more touristy than Wengen where I went last year. I stayed at Hotel Alpina, centrally located, but hidden from crowds. On-Piste Off-Piste Two families split up to head in opposite directions in Val d’Anniviers, Switzerland.

by IAIN MACMILLAN and MAGGIE SCREATON. photos: AXEL ADOLFSSON. IAIN. Known for his memorable quotes, my buddy, Maggie’s husband and Ski Canada’s medical columnist John Foote blurted out one for the week while our two families sat around the chalet dinner table and hotly.

Sep 10,  · Sierre-Zinal is arguably one of the best-known trail races in the world. And for good reason. Recreational runners, sponsored-elite athletes, and many trail runners in between consider it a race to add to personal “bucket lists.” The race has a spirit all its own, cultivated over more than four decades by the father of the race.

The Val d‘Anniviers, with its glacier backdrop and the many flowing trails, is popular with mountain bikers Valais side valley.

The Tour d‘Anniviers packs the sensational high-altitude trail from Hotel Weisshorn to Zinal and the descent from the Corne de Sorebois two of .Val Daniels is a pseudonym for author Alfie justeetredehors.comon served as Region 2 Director from through on the Board of Directors for the Romance Writers of /5.Surrounded by peaks over 4,m high, the Val d’Anniviers is an Alpine valley renowned for its breath-taking natural beauty and cultural traditions.

It is one of the newest ski regions in the world having formed in from a merger of Sierre, St-Luc, Chandolin, Zinal, Grimentz and Vercorin.