No matter the time of year that you visit, Grimentz is a wonderful choice full of outdoor activities and interesting attractions. Whether you come to ski in the winter or hike during the warmer months, you will not be disappointed. A holiday rental home in Grimentz will provide you with a comfortable and well-appointed place to return at the end of a day full of adventure.
If you come to Grimentz during the winter months, the odds are that you came to enjoy skiing, snowboarding and other snow related activities. Grimentz is the most popular resort in the area and is a favourite amongst locals. For the snowboarders, there are two half pipes. Lessons in both skiing and snowboarding are available for every skill level. Other popular activities include hiking, golfing, mountain biking and wildlife viewing. River rafting is a popular activity during the warmer months of the year.
There are a number of interesting attractions in and near Grimentz. One the most recognizable is the Matterhorn, which is perhaps the most well-known mountain in the entire country. For most, gazing at and photographing this majestic peak will be enough. For those into extreme sports, climbing the Matterhorn may be the adventure of a lifetime. You will need to be a very skilled climber to try this feat, and hiring a guide is a must if you hope to complete the task safely. For another type of adventure, consider a drive along the Furka Pass. This mountain pass is one of the most treacherous. Even drivers who are experienced with other mountain passes say that this one is quite scary. There are several nearby museums including the Museum of Archaeology. The Gornergrat Bahn is a scenic railway that provides visitors with amazing views of the surrounding countryside.
The weather is what one might expect from a region where skiing is amongst the most popular activities. The average low temperature during the winter is about -4° C. The average winter high is only 4° C. It warms up a bit during the spring when the average low is between 4° and 8° C and the high is between 14° and 16° C. During the summer, the average low is about 12° C and the average high is about 22° C. There is some precipitation each month and it snows frequently during the winter months.
The closest airport to Grimentz is Geneva International Airport (GVA). From there, travellers can take a train to Sierre and then a complimentary shuttle bus to Grimentz.