Tour de France

Things to do alongside the Tour de France 2016

The world’s most legendary cycle race is coming to Valais! On 20 July 2016, the 17th stage of the Tour de France will head through the Trient Valley to Finhaut-Emosson – ideal natural terrain for all cycling and biking enthusiasts. But even setting aside the cycling adventures, the Trient Valley and surrounding area offer a wide variety of unforgettable experiences to meet all tastes and preferences. Here are a few suggestions.

Entertainment programme


  Tuesday 19 July Wednesday 20 July
  Le Léamon
From 17:00 to 20:00 Jazz concert Gypsy jazz with
the Flèche d’Or Trio

From 18:00, music and dancing with 
Eight Is & Friend (concert at 21:00)

Fan Zone Valais/Wallis
10:00 Fan Zone opens
11:45 - 21:00 Concerts
11:45 Swing Maniak
14:30 Overgrass
16:15 JulDem
19:45 Macaô
From 21:30 Garden party with DJs
In the cafés
Variety of entertainment and giant screens

Park and garden of the Grand Hôtel
Family entertainment including
zumba, face-painting and games

From 18:00 “Bal guinguette” with Emile and Ginette.

Fan Zone Valais/Wallis
10:00 Fan Zone opens
11:00 - 13:00 Electroclette
14:00 - 18:00 Follow the stage on the giant screen
From 18:00 Film screening “13 Faces”
From 20:00 Garden party with DJs

From 16 to 21 July

Old Hotel Mont Fleuri Exhibition:
"Par ici; Paris! When the history of the Tour de France becomes legend” by Valais collector Marc-André Elsig. Open daily from 10:00 to 19:00


Other destination

  Tuesday 19 July

Wednesday 20 July


Village party in honour of the Tour de France

Giant screen


Vallorcine (F) 
Entertainment and giant screen
Argentière (F) 

Getting there

On 19 July shuttle buses will operate between Martigny-Croix and Finhaut.

Activities near Finhaut-Emosson

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