The Valais celebrates Switzerland

National Day in the Trient Valley, Valais, Switzerland

The first day of August officially marks Swiss National Day.

A day where the whole of Switzerland celebrates the birth of the confederation in 1291, with special events and official speeches. In Valais, 1 August will be celebrated in the heart of nature. From the Rhône Glacier to Lake Geneva, the towns and villages of Valais have dreamed up a whole host of events to mark the occasion.

View of the Cervo hotel with the Matterhorn in the background, Zermatt. Valais, Switzerland.

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