Location – Access – Travel

Zinal is situated at an altitude of 1600 m in the beautiful Val d’Anniviers in the Canton of Valais, Switzerland. Located at the end of the valley Zinal is surrounded by glaciers and an impressing range of the highest peaks of the Alps. We call this place the Himalayas of Europe.

The climate can be very variable at the end of August and we recommend you to take warm clothes, also for the yoga practice. If you plan outdoor activities please bring appropriate outdoor clothing and shoes.

Access by car: You access Zinal by car by a mountain road, after having taken the motorway to Sierre in the Rhone valley, direction Anniviers (Zinal is not specified).

Access by airplane: If you come from abroad visit There are several cheap flights from all over Europe to Geneva, Basel or Zurich. Remember to book your flight as soon as possible to benefit from cheaper prices.

Access by train: There are many direct trains from Geneva, Basel or Zurich to Sierre station where a postal bus takes you via Vissoie to Zinal.

Access by bus: Bus from Sierre to Zinal: You may contact the Tourist Office to find out the departure hours of the postal car at the +41/27 475 13 70 or go to

GPS Coordinates: 46.13567, 7.62576