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Nax Ski Resort

Nax Resort Guide

Nax, Switzerland

Nax Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift2,600m
Resort Height1,300m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Nax at a glance

Nax, Balcony of the Sky, is located in Kanton Valais overlooking the gate to Val d'Hérens, a side valley to the Rhone-Valley. This charming mountain village is only 20 minutes from Sion, the picturesque and medieval capital of Kanton Valais. Sion has a rich historical background and is well-known for its warm hospitality. Nax is a paradise for skiers who come here to rediscover what is missing in many other winter resorts. The skiing adventure in the heart of untouched nature in the immensity of white landscape. Nax is a place lost in time where you can have relaxed holidays in the centre of natural wilderness. An old typical village with traditional architecture. You will enjoy discovering Nax and its natural and cultural sights as well as the many possibilities for hiking. At the top of the chair-lift Dzorniva the resort's restaurant is the best place to enjoy a good meal with friends or to taste one of the Valais specialities. The terrace with its 320 places is ideal for sunbathing over a drink you can order at the Snowbar.

 When will it snow in Nax?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Nax.

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Nax Facts, Stats and Ratings

Nax Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Nax
Highest Lift2,600m
Lowest Piste1,900m
Resort Altitude (Nax)1,300m
Max Vertical1,300m

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Nax Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Nax
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Nax Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Nax has direct access to 11 marked pistes, served by a total of 6 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,600m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Nax is 4km long.

Skiing in Nax

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding in Nax

Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Nax.

When is Nax open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Nax.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Nax.

Ski Lift Capacity

The six ski lifts of Nax are able to uplift 6,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Nax?

Nax is in the Swiss Alps in Hérens, Valais, Switzerland.

How can I get to Nax?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Nax are Sion, Geneva and Berne. There are seven airports within three hours drive. Sion is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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