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.

The Centre for Speleology (Cave Research)
Chamoson - Saint-Pierre-de-Clages Other destinations Switzerland
Situated in Grugnay, the Centre for Speleology is not far from the largest cave in Valais (Poteux grotto in Saillon) and the caverns of the Sanetsch Pass. It throws an educational light on the subterranean caverns and their mysteries, from the phenomena of underground water to the creation of caves, from water sources to stalagmites, from technical equipment to rescue activities. A diaporama closes the visit which passes through a reconstructed cave. The Centre for Speleology (Cave Research)
Chamoson - Saint-Pierre-de-Clages
Chamoson - Saint-Pierre-de-Clages

The Centre for Speleology (Cave Research)

Situated in Grugnay, the Centre for Speleology is not far from the largest cave in Valais (Poteux grotto in Saillon) and the caverns of the Sanetsch Pass. It throws an educational light on the subterranean caverns and their mysteries, from the phenomena of underground water to the creation of caves, from water sources to stalagmites, from technical equipment to rescue activities. A diaporama closes the visit which passes through a reconstructed cave.

Opening hours:
Wednesday - Sunday from 14.00 till 18.00