3 Best Places to Shop in Valais, Switzerland

Alex Sports

Don't be deceived by its name: Alex Sports stocks such labels as Bogner, Escada, Ralph Lauren, and Zegna. Yes, you can buy a down jacket or rent a pair of skis. There are four smaller branches in Crans-Montana, including one that specializes in bikes and accessories and one in the Crans-Ambassador hotel.


Bayard has sporting-goods shops scattered throughout the village, including this one on the Bahnhofstrasse. It's an ideal place to rent ski gear or shop for a new pair of downhill racing goggles.

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