Expo Milano 2015

Valais presents itself to the world

The 2015 Universal Exposition in Milan will host a gathering of 145 countries for 6 months on a total area of one million square metres. In all, 20 million visitors are expected, 600,000 of whom will be from Switzerland. Valais will be presenting itself together with the Gotthard cantons of Graubünden, Ticino and Uri in the Swiss pavilion, which is organised by Presence Switzerland. In line with the theme of the Expo, “Feeding the planet, energy for life”, Valais will portray itself between 1 May and 31 October 2015 as an attractive location with a compelling array of touristic, culinary and cultural offerings as well as an innovative economy with a global outlook.