The Swiss resort of Nendaz lies on a sunny terrace above the Rhone Valley near Sion, the capital of the stunning Valais. Being at the heart of the 4 Vallées ski region, it has everything a winter sports enthusiast could want. Nendaz offers an exceptional skiing area in a high mountain setting of great beauty. Scenically located in the broad 4 Vallées ski region (Verbier, Veysonnaz, Nendaz, La Tzoumaz and Thyon), with more than 80 transport facilities and over 400 kilometres of pistes (including seven free tracks), it is one of Europe’s largest skiing areas. The best access to the railways is from Siviez. There are also off-piste activities with nine kilometres of cross-country ski trails, more than 100 kilometres of winter hiking trails and snowshoe tracks.