The funicular track links the Rhone valley to the Crans-Montana Haut-Plateau, and offers a variety of natural scenery that you can enjoy walking through, as well as activities in the vineyards, the forests, hikes along a ‘bisse’ stream, and even higher up in the mountains.
Walks along the funicular
Explore 14 suggestions for walks around the historic villages of Bluche, Randogne, St-Maurice-de-Lacques, Darnona, Venthône, Muras and of course, the towns of Sierre and Crans-Montana.
Detailed sheets for each walk are available digitally here, or as a paper version at the SMC station ticket offices, via the website www.cie-smc.ch and at tourist information offices.
A key wine tourism area, Crans-Montana and Sierre offer you the possibility to set off to safely discover the wines of Valais, for just CHF 33.-. From March to November, take the funicular then the wine trail to the Château de Villa in Sierre for a wine tasting at the wine bar, then visit the Valais Wine Museum.
Information and bookings: www.cie-smc.ch
Swiss Model Railway Foundation
The SMC funicular, in partnership with the Swiss Model Railway Foundation, offers a combined ticket which includes a return funicular trip and a visit to the Swiss Model Railway Foundation, a chance to dive into the fascinating world of model railways.
More information: www.cie-smc.ch