The people of the Valais enjoy a reputation in Switzerland as an especially cheerful, charming and party-loving lot.
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Tobagganing, skiing or snowshoe hiking. Overlooking the Rhone Valley, the village is a paradise for winter sports and offers great variety for sports enthusiasts and families.
Why Unterbäch in the Upper Valais is referred to as the “women’s meadow (Rütli)” – and why the tracks are free for children up to nine years old.
Located above the Rhone Valley, the two neighbouring towns of Crans and Montana (1500) are a major Valais vacation destination. They boast clear views to the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc.
Glaciers formed the Valais landscape. The impressive tongues of ice continue to shape the pristine mountainscape to this very day. A grand natural spectacle!
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.
Raclette is the most famous culinary speciality of the Valais. Many restaurants and cheeseries invite visitors to come taste this melted cheese dish. A special treat!
Valais boasts unique technological centres which promote the exchange and development of innovations in the...
With its dense economic structure and wide variety of business activities, Valais possesses undisputed...
With 5,000 hectares of wine-growing area, Valais is the largest wine-growing canton in Switzerland.
Dance, theatre, humour, circus: the performing arts are alive in Valais. There are more than 40 theatres to...