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Vercorin with the Balmhorn in background

Vercorin is a village in the Swiss Alps, located in the canton of Valais. The village is situated in the central part of the canton near Sierre, at a height of 1,320 metres, on a plateau overlooking the Rhone valley. It belongs to the municipality of Chalais.

In winter Vercorin is a ski resort and includes 35 km of prepared slopes on the Crêt du Midi.


In addition to daily bus service from Sion and Sierre, there is an aerial tramway (gondola lift) connecting the mountain village of Vercorin with Chalais which runs precisely every 15 minutes.[1]


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Coordinates: 46°15′26″N 7°31′50″E / 46.25722°N 7.53056°E / 46.25722; 7.53056

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 4, 2013. Retrieved January 28, 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)