Christmas markets and New Year
When the first snowflakes come down from the sky and nature adorns itself with its beautiful winter coat, the holiday season is not far off. Advent is the perfect time to enjoy the magical Christmas markets and all the delights associated with the holiday season.
Let yourself be carried away by the magic of the winter holidays with our suggestions.
Did you know that many Valais families spend Sundays during Advent over a cup of mulled wine - a drink often enjoyed with flutes (delicious pastry savouries) – and which can be prepared with both red and white wine. Discover the recipe for Valais-style mulled wine here.Discover the recipe
Christmas markets in Valais
As Christmas approaches, many Advent and Christmas markets take place in Valais. Be inspired and enjoy the delicious smell of freshly baked Christmas cookies.
Markets are organized in the following places during the Advent season:
|November 16-17, 2019||Salgesch|
|November 22-23, 2019||Brig|
|November 22-24, 2019||
|November 23-24, 2019||Mase|
|November 24, 2019||Susten|
|November 25, 2019||Sierre|
|November 28 - December 1st, 2019||Naters|
|November 29 - December 1st, 2019||Granges|
|November 29-30, 2019||Chermignon-d'en-haut|
|November 30, 2019||Simplon Village|
|December 6-8, 2019||Evionnaz|
|December 7, 2019||Troistorrents|
|December 7-23, 2019||Sion|
|December 8, 2019||Blatten/Lötschental|
|December 12-23, 2019||Martigny|
|December 13-14, 2019||Saas-Fee|
|December 14, 2019||St-Maurice|
|December 14, 2019||Salvan|
|December 14-15, 2019||Venthône|
|December 14-15, 2019||Grimentz|
|December 14-15, 2019||Le Châble|
|December 14-15, 2019||Le Bouveret|
|December 15, 2019||Morgins|
|December 15, 2019||Vernayaz|
|December 16, 2019||Evolène|
|December 21, 2019||Val d'Illiez|
|December 17-24, 2019||Monthey|
|December 22, 2019||Sierre|
|December 22-24, 2019||Anzère|
|December 27-28, 2019||Leukerbad|
New Year in Valais
In Valais, locals and guests will be celebrating New Year in the heart of nature. Let yourself be inspired by our selection for an enjoyable New Year’s Eve and an uplifting start to 2020!
Nendaz: descent by torchlight
What would New Year’s Eve in Nendaz be without its iconic torchlit descent? Watch this impressive show by the resort’s ski instructors at the gondola base station, starting at 6 pm. Mulled wine and other treats will be served.
The evening will continue in the resort with activities and entertainment, plus fireworks at midnight.
“Shownacht” in Brig-Rosswald
Rosswald’s famous “Show night”, launched more than a quarter of a century ago, is inspired by the theme of legends this year: New Year’s Eve celebrations will take the form of an evening show. The pyrotechnic and light effects and the big fireworks display at the end of the show are sure to enchant locals and visitors alike.
Your stay in Valais
This winter, New Year’s Eve falls on a Tuesday: an excellent opportunity to spend a few days in Valais! Whether you’re with family, here to ski or just wish to relax, the Valais winter offers countless possibilities: take a look at these deals for inspiration, and simply book direct.