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Verbier sporting and cultural events
World Cup Ski Alpinisme, January
The Coupe du Monde de Ski-Alpnisme stops by in Verbier for 2 days as one of the stages in the overall competition.
Xtreme Ski (World Freeride Tour), March
As the last stop on the Freeride World Tour, the Xtreme Verbier is truly a one-to-watch event if you are in Verbier at the end of March.
Come watch some of the world’s top speed skiers as they fly down Mont Fort’s steep slope in the World XSpeed Ski Open Race finals. The track starts at 3330m and finishes at 2900m, meaning that competitors hurtle down 880m of piste at speeds of more than 200km per hour!
Patrouille des Glaciers (PDG), April
The course of the legendary teamcompetition PDG starts in Zermatt and leads through Arolla to Verbier.
Artist Residency, June/July
The 3D Foundation selects up to 15 emerging and established artists, for a 5 week sculpture residency based in Verbier, Switzerland. The sculptors are each expected to complete one monumental sculpture each, which will become part of the collection of the Verbier 3-D Sculpture Park and exhibited on the mountain for a minimum of 12 months.
Verbier Music Festival, July
The Verbier Festival proposes an outstanding programme of concerts featuring the biggest names in classical music today, and offers an unprecedented combination of Master Classes and encounters with festival artists.
Trail Verbier Saint-Bernard, July
Every year, Verbier hosts the Trail Verbier Saint-Bernard which is a series of endurance races which attracts athletes from all over the world, where the competitors race distances of 29, 61 or 110 kilometres over incredibly challenging terrain through the heights of Verbier.
Grand Raid, August
Crossing 6 valleys for a total distance of 121kms and a positive vertical gain of 5430m, theGrand Raid is effectively the longest single stage mountain bike race in the world !
Horse Jumping, August
The Verbier International Jumping see’s the best horse riders compete in this prestigious equestrian competition which takes place in the Perrin parking lots by the Sports Center. The infrastructure, which includes an impressive arena, is built to a world class standard attracting both amateur and professional riders.
3D Sculpture Park, Year Round
VERBIER ALSO REGULARLY HOSTS STAGES OF FAMOUS RACES :
Tour de France
A legendary stage of the Tour de France was set in Verbier during the summer 2009.
Tour de Romandie and Tour de Suisse
The two major cycle races in Switzerland regularly set stages in Verbier.
Rallye du Valais
The Rallye du Valais has been a steadfast event in the Swiss motoring calendar for many years.