Sports events

Valais features exciting events from all areas of sporting activity. There’s something for everyone, whether as passive observers or active participants, and every event is best in class. With a wonderful atmosphere and breathtaking scenery guaranteed, a visit to one of the perfectly organised elite events that takes place in Valais is always well worth it.

Tour de Romandie

The mountain stage of the “Tour de Romandie” 2017 will start in Aigle on 26th April.

Tour de Suisse

Schedule: 10. -18.06.2017

Mountain Race Leukerbad

The Susten – Leukerbad mountain bike race is for everybody, organised within the scope of the Upper Valais bike racing cup. The co...

Aletsch Half-Marathon

This challenging mountain run along the Aletsch Glacier bridges a difference in height of 1050m, with a start at 1950m above sea l...

Pass'Portes du Soleil

From 23th to 25th June 2017 discover Europe’s most respected mountain biking event: 80km of MTB trail in 9 host resorts!

Zermatt Marathon

This marathon stretches from St Niklaus (1116m) to Riffelberg (2585m). The course covers 42195 meters and climbs over 1900 meters....

Trail Verbier St-Bernard

THE main Swiss Alps trail will take you through the best viewpoints of the area, with a cumulative positive drop of 27,600 ft.


The Sierre-Zinal, 31 km in length, with 2200 m ascent and 1100 m descent, is one of the world’s oldest running mountain race.

Grand Raid

On August 19 Grimentz will again host the finishing line of the Grand Raid, a famous mountain biking race.

Ultraks Zermatt

This trail race takes place at the foot of the Matterhorn, with three courses of varying distance and difficulty: 16k, 30k, and 46...

Nendaz Trail

3 circuits (16, 30 & 65km) invite runners and walkers to discover or re-discover the numerous footpaths in our sumptuous surroundi...

Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc

The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® is a single-stage mountain ultramarathon of 166km across France, Italy and Switzerland.

Gemmi Triathlon

Swimming in Géronde Lake, cycling to Leukerbad and running on the Gemmi – these are the challenges that await those participating...

Bike & Sound

The only biking event that includes a full music festival in the heart of a village. See you in August in Champéry!

Dents du Midi Trail

Follow the traces of the legendary walking race in a majestic alpine site and on mountain roads.
Schedule: 15. - 17.09.2017

KM Vertical de Chandolin

This race is an incredibly steep slope that will delight hill-climb racers; 1000 or 2000m ascent.
Schedule: 23.09.2017