AROLLA

March 1, 2021 Français English

Arolla, this timeless place

For mountaineering and high-mountain enthusiasts, Arolla, the last village of the Val d’Hérens at an altitude of nearly 2000 meters, is this mythical place of the “true mountain”. As early as the middle of the 19th century, at the instigation of Thomas Cook, a pioneer of organized travel, wealthy Englishmen …

For mountaineering and high-mountain enthusiasts, Arolla, the last village of the Val d’Hérens at an altitude of nearly 2000 meters, is this mythical place of the “true mountain”. As early as the middle of the 19th century, at the instigation of Thomas Cook, a pioneer of organized travel, wealthy Englishmen …

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February 1, 2021 Français English

Ski or not ski ?

Whether you are skiing or not, one thing is sure if you like winter, you will love the Valais with its small resorts. The most majestic summits are waiting for you in Valais, the country of the 4000 meters of the Alps. At the foot of the mountains, Arolla is a great white paradise for skiers of all horizons …

Whether you are skiing or not, one thing is sure if you like winter, you will love the Valais with its small resorts. The most majestic summits are waiting for you in Valais, the country of the 4000 meters of the Alps. At the foot of the mountains, Arolla is a great white paradise for skiers of all horizons …

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December 24, 2020 Français English

What is new this winter at the Grand Hotel Kurhaus ?

Despite the doubts and uncertainties related to the health situation in Switzerland, you were there this December, faithful to the mountain rendezvous in Arolla. Arolla, is our mountain resort at almost 2000 meters above sea level located in the Evolène area. Nestled at the bottom of the Val d’Hérens, Arolla …

Despite the doubts and uncertainties related to the health situation in Switzerland, you were there this December, faithful to the mountain rendezvous in Arolla. …

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June 25, 2020 Français English

Supporting the Patrouille des Glaciers 2022

The first Patrouille des Glaciers ski race took place in 1943, and since then it’s steadily grown into a major event and a key highlight on the calendar of locals and visitors to Arolla. This of course includes the Grand Hôtel & Kurhaus, which has been supporting the race and its participants since the …

The first Patrouille des Glaciers ski race took place in 1943, and since then it’s steadily grown into a major event and a key highlight on the calendar of locals and visitors to Arolla. This of course includes the Grand Hôtel & Kurhaus, which has been supporting the race and its participants since the …

Reading 3 min