Geological sites

The Valais is home to some of the most impressive gorges, caves and grottos in the Alps. Whether by suspended bridge, gallery or boat, exploring the dark grottos and deep gorges of the Valais is an absolutely thrilling experience. This unique and magical world was shaped over millions of years by the immense forces of nature. And not only are the gorges and grottos spectacular in themselves – the story of their discovery has fascinated visitors for decades.

Carrière de Bocheresse
Verbier Verbier/Val de Bagnes Switzerland
Explore the soapstone quarries on the steep slopes of Bocheresse. This rock was being entrusted to craftsmen to make Bagnards, famous stoves providing a gentle heat. Visits are only permitted accompanied by a guide: reservation at Le Châble Tourist Office. Carrière de Bocheresse
Verbier -7°
Verbier -7°

Carrière de Bocheresse

Explore the soapstone quarries on the steep slopes of Bocheresse. This rock was being entrusted to craftsmen to make Bagnards, famous stoves providing a gentle heat. Visits are only permitted accompanied by a guide: reservation at Le Châble Tourist Office.

Season:
July - August