Bisse in Valais

Hiking

Hiking is one of the most popular activities in Valais. With over 8,000 kilometres of marked hiking trails, every hiker will find what they are looking for: paths up to high peaks, through forests and nature reserves, along bisses, on historical routes or along vineyard trails. 

Triège waterfall in the Trient Valley

Wellness & Water

The hot water bubbles up from deep beneath the Valais mountains and offers utter bathing pleasure. The thermal baths are veritable oases of revitalisation. Valais’ thermal baths have offered visitors recuperation and healing for many centuries.

Mountainbiken in Leukerbad

Road and Mountain Biking

Well-signposted cycle trails, terrific routes over mountain passes and adventurous alpine roads invite visitors to enjoy the Valais by bike. Routes lead through vineyards, valleys and gorges and on panoramic roads over impressive passes. 

Treasure hunt with the whole family

Family activities

The Valais region is a unique natural playground and an oasis of relaxation and recreation for families an will surprise you with its wide range of activities and family-friendly infrastructures that will turn any holiday into an exciting time for all the family. 

Wine tasting

Gastronomy & local products

With vineyards covering 5,000 hectares, Valais is the largest wine-making region in Switzerland: almost 60 grape varieties that form the basis for a number of great wines, and traditions that lend them character and identity. 

Other summer activities

There are ideal conditions for all sporting activities in the great Valais outdoors: whether playing a round of golf on the high plateau, paragliding, climbing high up on fixed rope routes or even summer skiing on the Valais glaciers.

Mountain flowers at the Simplon Pass

Natural sites

Endless forests, majestic glaciers and emerald green mountain lakes: Valais in all its unspoilt glory can best be experienced on a hike on a moraine, where you immerse yourself in the fascinating world of ice flows. 

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