The Valais celebrates Switzerland

The first day of August officially marks Swiss National Day. A day where the whole of Switzerland celebrates the birth of the confederation in 1291, with special events and official speeches. In Valais, 1 August will be celebrated in the heart of natureFrom the Rhône Glacier to Lake Geneva, the towns and villages of Valais have dreamed up a whole host of events to mark the occasion.

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