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Nax is a small resort town in the Val d’Herens in the Valais region of south western Switzerland. This is a stunning area in terms of natural beauty, skiing, and other outdoor opportunities with famous mountains like the Matterhorn nearby. Self catering accommodation in Nax-Herens would be a perfect choice for holidaymakers looking for a great location, close to everything yet in quieter surrounds than some of the areas bigger resorts.
Whether you’re staying in accommodation in Nax-Herens in the summer or in the winter you’ll find there’s plenty here to keep you occupied. On the other hand, this is also a great destination to come to for a relaxing holiday, sitting back and admiring the scenery! Although the town is small you’ll find everything here that you need for a comfortable stay in your Nax-Herens accommodation.
In the summer, enjoy wonderful hiking opportunities, fresh mountain air, wildflowers, lakes and rivers, and visit vineyards. By winter, skiing is the top attraction, and from the town you can access the Tele Mont-Noble ski resort. In total there are 13 alpine resorts within an hour of your Nax-Herens accommodation, so plenty of opportunity to try out different slopes. Of course there are also many other winter activities to try too such as heli-skiing, bobsleigh, and sledging.
In addition to Nax there are also many other pretty, small villages and resort towns in the Valais region of Switzerland. Many visitors appreciate the fact this area is less well developed than others around it, so when you visit the alpine villages you’re guaranteed a more authentic Swiss experience!
The largest town within easy reach of your Nax-Herens self catering accommodation is Sion. This attractive town is great for a visit during the summer when you can visit the many vineyards surrounding it as well as the town’s top two attractions – Tourbillon Castle (Chateau de Tourbillon), and Valere Castle (Basilique de Valere, or Chateau de Valere). Both are impressive buildings and stand on separate hills facing each other.
Accommodation in Nax-Herens is great to visit in both the summer and the winter. By summer there are warm temperatures with average highs in July reaching the mid 20’s C (high 70’s F), and actually from May through to September you can expect average highs of 20C or above. In the winter obviously you’ll find a good amount of snow here, but the nice thing is that you should never feel too cold in your Nax-Herens accommodation as the daily high remains several degrees above zero.
The nearby town of Sion has its own airport though this is not large enough to handle international flights, and so the closest airport to your self catering accommodation in Nax-Herens is Geneva Cointrin International Airport, approximately 100 miles distant. A good road network means the journey should only take around 1 hour 40 minutes. Flights to Geneva are available with numerous airlines including BMIBaby, British Airways, easyJet, Flybe, Jet2.com, and Viking Airlines.