Prizes and terms of entry

Win a fabulous family holiday

The prizes in our big Treasure Hunt competition range from an exclusive one-week holiday in Valais for the whole family to a helicopter flight around the Matterhorn, mountaineering, skiing and much more. It’s definitely worth entering! All the prizes are valid until the end of the summer season 2019. 

Win one of the following prizes:

1st prize

An exclusive one-week holiday in Valais

Enjoy a fabulous one-week holiday including accommodation and full board plus a thrilling variety of adventures: «monster scooter» ride, paraglider flight, outing with a game warden, hike with llamas, climb through the Massa gorge, mountain biking, trip to the alpine pastures, learning to play the alphorn, etc. (An accompanying video team will produce a report on the holiday.)

2nd prize: Helicopter flight around the Matterhorn

This helicopter flight around the Matterhorn with Air Zermatt is for the whole family: up to 6 people in all! You’ll enjoy superb views of the Matterhorn, the Weisshorn and the Monte Rosa as well as the village of Zermatt. A unique experience guaranteed to set pulses racing – for adults as well as children! 

3rd prize: A week’s summer holiday at the Hotel Belalp

The historical Hotel Belalp lies at the heart of a magnificent hiking area with direct views of the Great Aletsch Glacier. Enjoy a one-week summer holiday for all the family including half board and a range of top activities: a visit to the Blatten adventure rope park, guided sunrise walk, tour of a cheese dairy, plus mini-golf and paddling lake/children’s playground. You’ll also receive a one-week pass for the cable cars and chairlifts plus a hiking map. 

4th prize: Scaling a peak with a mountain guide

Led by one of the mountain guides from Saas-Fee Guides, you’ll climb one of the many dramatic peaks around Saas-Fee with the whole family (2 adults and 2 children). You’ll enjoy well-deserved relaxation at the Swiss Family Hotel Alphubel. The prize comprises two nights’ accommodation in a family room and a guided day-tour including Metro Plus Ticket with admission to the Swiss Glacier World and all mountain cableways in the Saastal valley. 

5th prize: Long weekend in «Les 4 Vallées»

Spend an enchanting long weekend with the family in Nendaz, at the heart of the holiday region of «Les 4 Vallées». The prize includes three nights’ accommodation with half board plus an OpenAir Pass for three days. This allows you to ride on most of the cableways of Nendaz, Siviez and Veysonnaz in operation, and also take advantage of numerous vouchers and discounts valid throughout this vast playground for hiking, mountain biking and snow sports.

6th prize: Two-night break in Grächen

Enjoy a two-night break for four people at the Family Hotel & Spa Desirée***S, including breakfast, in the car-free village heart of Grächen. In winter, the hotel offers childcare; parents can treat themselves to blissful relaxation at the Alpine SPA Lodge in the neighbouring Hotel Grächerhof Gourmet&Spa (direct underground access). Guided by an expert local game warden, you’ll discover some exclusive spots and enjoy a generous breakfast at the new family mountain restaurant. On an outing with llamas, you’ll get to know these beautiful and sensitive creatures: an unforgettable day out!

7th prize: Four-day winter break in Bellwald

Indulge in four days of sensational snow sports in Bellwald with the whole family. The prize includes three nights’ accommodation, private lessons at the ski school in Bellwald and lift passes for all members of the family. This family-friendly resort enjoys a magnificent location high above the Goms valley and offers a wide range of winter activities. 

8th prize: Guided tour on the Great Aletsch Glacier

Experience the Great Aletsch Glacier and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of «Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch» close up. An expert mountain guide will accompany you on a hike on the longest and mightiest river of ice in the Alps. Along the way, you’ll learn fascinating facts about glaciology, the ice ages and the flora and fauna of the Aletsch Arena: an experience you’ll never forget.

Terms of entry

Entry to our competition is based on our General Terms & Conditions for competitions. By entering, you are also giving your agreement to the terms listed below.

The winners of the main prize will be accompanied by Valais/Wallis Promotion (and any commissioned video film-makers) during their one-week stay in Valais with the purpose of producing a report on this holiday week.

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