- Overall Rating 4
- Family Friendly 5
- All-Mtn. Terrain 5
- Terrain Park 5
- Nightlife 4
Date Visited: Mar 24, 2008
Thyon 2000/Les Collons/Les Masses
You'll have a hard time finding a better place to enjoy winter sports than Thyon-Région having great snow from November to April it is a skiers and boarders dream. The Val d’Herens is located in the heart of the Swiss alps on the Eastern side of the four valleys system one of the largest ski regions in Europe.
The area has over 400 kms of pistes and 100 ski lifts that seamlessly link - Thyon, Veysonnaz, Nedaz and Verbier.
There really is something for everyone, Thyon 2000 has wide open sunny slpoes for beginners and more challengin slopes for the intermediate and advance, including large areas of off piste the Billabong board park with nursery slopes for the little ones.
Thyon is one of the least know resorts in the 4 valleys, but not to say it’s not one of the best. Benefiting from the same lift system and similar altituds, the Thyon region offers better value for money and is less crowded than it’s better know neighbourgh Verbier. If you are looking for a true taste of traditional Switzerland this is the area to visit just relax and enjoy the fablouse views over the untouched alpine paradise.
With Evolene and Crans-Montana just a short drive away and the medieval city of Sion at the foot of the mountain everything is within close striking distance. Sion with it’s monastry and castle has a cosmopolitian feel with world class restaurants and designer shopping.