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From small mountain huts to large ultra-modern lodges, and from altitudes of 1,475 to 3507 m, Valais offers you a tremendous variety of accommodation at which to rest on your hikes. Here is our selection of 10 top refuges for you to discover in the Valais Alps.
Welcome to La Fouly: alpine scenery, unspoiled nature and the restful atmosphere of a small, attractive locale with a population of only 65.
Situated at 1200m, the town is known not only for its authentic high-mountain summer settlements (Maiensässe), but also for its saffron, the red gold of Valais.
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.
Inline skating along the beautiful Rhone River: an athletic activity enjoyed by everyone, from families and amateurs to competitive skaters.
The gorges and caves of the Valais are deep, dark and awesome, formed over millions of years by the immense forces of nature.
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.
Research is conducted in the canton of Valais in a wide variety of scientific fields, ranging from energy,...
The public transport system in Valais is so well developed that there is hardly anywhere you cannot reach.
With its dense economic structure and wide variety of business activities, Valais possesses undisputed...
Energy is one of the canton's greatest treasures. The first power plant designed to generate and use...