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f you’re looking for a retreat that combines rustic charm, modern comfort and stunning views, look no further than Montagne Alternative. This eco-friendly lodge in the heart of the Valais region offers a unique and authentic experience of alpine living.
Nestled in the small village of Commeire, Montagne Alternative is surrounded by nature and tranquility. From your window, you can admire the majestic peaks of Mont Blanc Massif and Mont Vélan, or gaze at the stars at night. The lodge is a 20-minute drive from the ski areas of Vichers-Bavon, La Fouly or Champex-lac, and 30 minutes from Verbier’s Les 4 Vallées. You can also explore the nearby Great Saint Bernard Valley and Pass, rich in history and culture.
Style & Character
Montagne Alternative is not your typical hotel. It consists of several century-old barns that have been renovated with style and respect for tradition. The interiors are minimalist and chic, with wooden floors, open fireplaces and cozy furniture. The rooms and chalets are spacious and comfortable, with fully equipped kitchens and private bathrooms. Some of them have balconies or terraces to enjoy the views. The lodge also has a carnotzet, a stone-vaulted cellar where you can taste local delicacies and wines.
Service & Facilities
The staff at Montagne Alternative are friendly and helpful, ready to make your stay memorable. You can enjoy yoga classes and massage treatments, or relax in the Turkish baths. The lodge also offers free WiFi, parking and shuttle service. For meetings and events, there are two fully-equipped seminar rooms and novel work areas in the barns.
There are 28 rooms and chalets at Montagne Alternative, ranging from double rooms to family chalets that can accommodate up to 12 people. All of them are tastefully decorated with natural materials and colors, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The beds are comfortable and the bathrooms are modern and clean. The chalets have living rooms with fireplaces, dining areas and kitchens with dishwashers, ovens and fridges.
Montagne Alternative is committed to sustainability and social responsibility. The lodge uses renewable energy sources such as solar panels and wood pellets for heating and electricity. It also recycles waste, composts organic matter and uses eco-friendly cleaning products. The lodge supports local producers and artisans by sourcing food and materials from them. It also collaborates with local schools and associations to promote education and culture in the region
There is plenty to do at Montagne Alternative, whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation. You can go hiking, biking, skiing, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing directly from the lodge, or take a guided tour of the village and its history. You can also visit the botanical gardens in Champex-lac, the Roman amphitheatre in Martigny or the Western City theme park in Saxon. If you’re feeling more adventurous, you can try paragliding, rafting or ice climbing in the area.
The Valais region is one of the most beautiful and diverse in Switzerland. It boasts some of the highest mountains in Europe, such as Matterhorn and Dufourspitze, as well as glaciers, lakes and vineyards. It is also home to some of the most charming villages and towns, such as Zermatt, Saas-Fee or Sion. The region offers a variety of attractions and activities for all seasons and tastes, from skiing and hiking to wine tasting and spa treatments.
Montagne Alternative is located in Commeire, a small village in the municipality of Orsières. The nearest airport is Geneva International Airport (GVA), which is about 150 km away. You can take a train from Geneva to Martigny (about 1 hour 40 minutes), then change to another train to Orsières (about 20 minutes). From Orsières station, you can take a taxi or arrange a shuttle service with the lodge (about 15 minutes). Alternatively, you can rent a car at Geneva airport or Martigny station.
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