The cultural wealth of the village gives it strong links with both past and present. Art and culture are represented here by its numerous art galleries, the Edouard Vallet museum, the R&Art, the VercoJazz and its various artistic events.
Innumerable walks, bisses (irrigation channels) and educational trails start from Vercorin; these are a perfect way to explore the amazing, varied landscape. A large number of summer and winter activities enable you to unwind and recharge your batteries – skiing, snowshoeing, ski touring, tobogganing, snowtubing, snow garden, natural skating rink, paragliding, mountain biking, Adventure Forest, the Three Bisses Circuit, scooters, events, etc.
Autumn here is the ideal time to come and hear the belling of the stags echoing through the Vallon de Réchy or to try our traditional local dishes, such as brisolée, game or dried meats, accompanied by our local vintages. Vercorin is located in one of the sunniest regions of the Alps, with a microclimate that gives it exceptional climatic conditions.
Vercorin is accessible by cable car in only seven minutes from the valley floor (free parking); a further 15 minutes will take you to the 2336-metre summit (Crêt-du-midi).
Vercorin in figures :
- Altitude : 1'334 m
- 13 km from Sierre, 9 km from Chalais, 11 km from Vissoie and 114 km from Lausanne
- Number of year-round inhabitants : 595
Contact Vercorin Tourisme
+41 27 455 58 55 www.vercorin.ch -