Verbier: On The Ground

Insider Tour Verbier: On The Ground

More than just a ski resort, Verbier, Switzerland is the perfect escape for an adventure junkie. W Verbier Insider Monica Lopes reveals unique experiences in the bustling mountain town, including a visit to a local fashion boutique, a day at Verbier’s vintage cinema, an exclusive interview with Chef Sergi Arola, and a hot night out. From slopes to hikes to cozy bars, Verbier is cool all year around.

SHOP

Gilles Boutique
Place Centrale 4

 

A one-stop-shop for your mountain adventure, this 40-year-old boutique is the perfect place for hiking gear, snow-ready digs, and functional fashion for day-to-night adventure.

SEE

Cinema de Verbier

Case Postale 84

 

See cinema in vintage style at this historic 55-year-old opera house turned movie theater. It’s the perfect escape after a day on the slopes or trails.

 

 

The 3D Foundation Sculpture Park

 

Explore art in the park at great heights! The Verbier 3D Residency and Sculpture Park, a contemporary art, culture, and education Mecca, is perched at an altitude of 2,300 meters between La Chaux and Ruinettes.

EAT

Sergi Arola

W Verbier

 

Take your adventure to the plate. Arola is a culinary experience set in a light-hearted atmosphere, offering menus inspired by the Mediterranean and the Swiss Alps.

 

 

Carve Sushi Bar & Night Club

W Verbier

 

Open every Tuesday to Saturday from 6 p.m. on, this traditional Japanese sushi restaurant turns up after dark. At 11 p.m. the scene transforms into a nightclub with a decadent dessert of electronic beats from W Verbier’s resident DJs that keep the crowd going until late.

MOVE

The Alpine Botanical Garden

S. Frontage Rd 522

 

Get some air and get moving. Way up at 1,500 meters in altitude, The Alpine Botanical Garden features unbelievable panoramic views of Lake Champex and the snowcapped peaks of Les Combins. Discover 3,000 species of flora and fauna that bloom on more than 6,000 acres of garden grounds.

 

 

Le Farinet Lounge

Place Centrale, Bagnes 1934

 

End your night with a rush with great bands and events at this local lounge, open till 2 a.m., and always ready for the party.