There’s still snow on the heights

To end the season in style, there's nothing like one last day of skiing! Many ski areas are open during the Easter period so enjoy some fresh Alpine air, the bright sunshine and the delicious spring snow, with the added bonus of a great tan and a good dose of vitamin D!

Check out the snow report and when the ski areas are open:

Sunshine and relaxation

The sun terraces of mountain restaurants in Valais boast views you could spend all day gazing at. Escape the dull skies of lower altitudes for the high life and soak up the sun above the sea of clouds. The fine wines and regional delicacies served at these restaurants promise holiday perfection!

Mountain restaurants with sun terraces

Thermal spas and wellness treats

If the sun won’t shine or if you’ve already stored away your ski kit for the season, you can still enjoy a blissful break at one of Valais’ six thermal spa resorts. Relax, breathe in the fresh mountain air and let the soothing thermal water work its magic on mind and body.

Exquisite cuisine

Valais is heaven for foodies with a wide range of gourmet restaurants and hotels: highlights include 10 Michelin-starred restaurants and 75 Gault-Millau restaurants with up to 19 out of 20 points. Restaurants with the “Saveurs du Valais” label showcase traditional Valais cuisine.

Chasselas & Raclette Battle
Following a first edition in Lausanne in 2018, the Chasselas & Raclette Battle will take place in Sion on Easter weekend. Who will present the finest Raclette cheese and the best Chasselas wine? Fribourg, Geneva, Lausanne and Sion will compete in a contest that promises to be fierce. Join in the action: taste 4 wines and 4 Raclettes and vote for the best!

Easter egg hunt with all the family

Easter bunnies are much-loved guests at all Valais family resorts. Join a hunt with the whole family for Easter eggs and chocolate bunnies hidden in the snow. The children’s activity programmes in the ski resorts will delight guests of all ages.

The Easter programme in Valais:

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    Top Events
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    Après-ski in Valais