On Friday 7 and Saturday 8 August 2015 in Sion, Valais will officially celebrate the bicentenary of joining the Swiss Confederation.
Valais is teaming up with the Expo partner cantons Ticino, Graubünden and Uri for a joint presentation at the 2015 Universal Exposition in Milan.
Wine in Valais is like the stars in the sky: an infinite galaxy of flavours born of the passion of men.
Discover our activities along the Grand Tour of Switzerland in Valais.
Surrounded by a unique natural arena, let yourself be enthralled by the charm, tradition and innovation of our accommodation.
Sion (or Sitten in German), the capital of the Canton of Valais, is known as the most sun-blessed town of Switzerland. Sion is recognizable from afar thanks to the high towers of Castle Tourbillon and the Castle of Valeria.
Relax your limbs in the hot waters of the thermal spa following a long hike – that is Brigerbad. A high-class vacation!
“Stones have no hope of becoming anything but stones. However, through collaboration they get themselves together and become a Temple”, wrote Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
Even the most discriminating golfers are impressed by the golf courses of the Valais, offering the best conditions amidst a spectacular alpine panorama. The European Masters Cup in Crans-Montana is the season’s highpoint.
They are the best-known and most-loved rescuers in Switzerland. The gentle St Bernard dogs from the Great Saint Bernard Hospice have become icons.
The diverse and varied Valais fauna and flora waits to be discovered. Our nature trails and hikes showcase nature in all its glory.
Valais has a state-of-the-art, attractive and efficient health care system which is at...
Many construction firms are based in the canton of Valais. In the course of its modern...
Valais boasts unique technological centres which promote the exchange and development...
Fancy a tour of artistic discovery in Valais? Then just look around you. At the Valais...