In 2015, Valais will celebrate the 200th anniversary of its membership in the Swiss Confederation. A big celebration with unforgettable projects throughout the canton to mark the occasion.
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.
Surrounded by peaks higher than 4,000 m, the Val d’Anniviers is an Alpine valley linking Sierre with the resorts of St-Luc, Chandolin, Zinal, Grimentz and Vercorin.
Eischoll (1220m) has a population of 500, and is also home to the extremely rare colchicum (Lichtblume) flower. It blooms in late winter and spring.
Welcome to La Fouly: alpine scenery, unspoiled nature and the restful atmosphere of a small, attractive locale with a population of only 65.
A tale of wealthy merchants, mercenaries and traders – the venerable manors, castles and fortresses of the region make the exciting history of the Valais come alive.
Glaciers formed the Valais landscape. The impressive tongues of ice continue to shape the pristine mountainscape to this very day. A grand natural spectacle!
Chestnuts were once prized as a nutritious source of food in the Valais. Today the chestnut forests are great for walks. And in the autumn everyone can enjoy roasted chestnuts.
Valais boasts unique technological centres which promote the exchange and development...
The public transport system in Valais is so well developed that there is hardly...
The Valais, which lies in the middle of 45 four-thousanders, is blessed with 300 days...
Set out on a discovery trail and learn how the various tribes made their mark on the...