How to get there

 Crans-Montana is approximately two hours from Geneva and three hours from Zurich. Situated on a high plateau, 1,500 metres above sea level, with snow-capped mountains rising to 3,000 metres, Crans-Montana overlooks the Rhone Valley with its picturesque vineyards. It is accessible either by car or train. 

The closest airports are:

Sion (20km) By car: 25 minutes; By train/Funicular: 40 minutes

Geneva (180 km) By car: 2 hours; By train/Funicular: 2 1/2 hours

Zurich (300 km) By car: 3 hours; By train/Funicular: 3 1/2 hours

Malpensa, Milan (205 km) By car: 3 hours; By train/Funicular: 3 1/2 hours

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The closest train station is Sierre/Siders. The funicular operates between Sierre and Crans-Montana (Montana Gare), which takes approximately 10 to 15 minutes. From there, it is a short taxi ride to your hotel (10 minutes). The last funicular ride to Crans-Montana is at 21.10. Please check the timetable before departure in case of changes. For further details please contact the Académie.

Crans-Montana consists of twin villages, Crans and Montana. A short walk separates the two villages. The Académie is located in the centre of Crans.

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