Visperterminen – highest vineyards in Europe !
(1100 m above sea level)
Visperterminen - „Heida-Dorf“- wine village,
The typical wine from here is the „Heida“.
Visperterminen (pop. 1450) sits at a lovely 1350 m above sea level.
Mild, clear summers and magnificent winters are characteristic of this area.
Fantastic panoramic views throughout the whole year.
In the summer
Visperterminen with the region „Giw“ offers very attractive leisure programmes for the whole family, e.g. to fish in the Lake “Gebidem”,
mountain biking, miniature golf etc. There is a large network of smaller walking tracks through the whole area with it`s beautiful hillsides; altogether 120 km.
The "Heida-Weg" which leads to the highest vineyards in Europe; the "Suonen-Wege" which follow the irrigation channels;
numerous high-level routes.
In the winter
Visperterminen, in the lower Visp valley, is yet another pleasant ski
Region: 20 km of ski pistes, 1 chair lift, 2 T-bar lifts (skilifts),
1 child T-bar lift & sledding piste “Kinderparadies”; 15 km snowshoes-walking-trails; 12 km winter-walking-routes,
The village has a ski- and snowboardschool, too. And there is also an outdoor skating rinks at Visperterminen.
An approximately 7 km long sledging slope brings you from the Giw (2000m) across a beautiful forest, down to the Village of Visperterminen.
On Friday nights’, we invite our guests to a cheese fondue after having gone sledging.
The ski lifts of the Giw AG in Visperterminen bring you to a wonderful ski resort with a beautiful view over some of the highest mountains of Switzerland.
A chairlift carries you from the Village of Visperterminen up to the ski resort, with guaranteed snow.
At the top, the skiers and snowboarder will find 2 ski lifts and one lift for children. A children ski park is also available for our young visitors. In total there are 20 km of slopes and it is also possible to attend ski- or snowboard lessons.
The ski resort Giw-Rothorn is also popular among snowboarders.
In total there are 20 km of slopes and it is also possible to attend snowboard lessons.
The charm of our winter scenery can be seen when going snow-shoe hiking. Discover nature on the 15 km marked snow-shoe trails.
Besides guided snow-shoe hiking, the tourist office of Visperterminen offers a culinary version of snow-shoe hiking.
More information is available directly in the tourist office.
Hiking in winter
12 km of marked and prepared winter trails invite you to go hiking; even in winter. Interesting routes guide you through a magical winter scenery. For more information, please contact the tourist office of Visperterminen.