It’s the loveliest time of the year… In Valais!
Its majestic alpine range makes Valais the perfect place for winter sports. The possibilities are endless, with something for everyone and guaranteed snow.

Valais has:

  • Guaranteed snow for year-round skiing.
  • Spectacular panoramas of 45 summits ascending to more than 4,000 metres.
  • Exceptional pistes, with the longest stretching 25 km.
  • 8 resorts with the “Family Desination” label.
  • 12 restaurants with Michelin stars.

Due to the new health measures implemented by the Canton of Valais, leisure and recreation venues are closed until further notice. Please consult the relevant service provider’s website to learn more. Further information is available on our coronavirus web page.

  • 10 top experiences in Valais in winter.

    1. Have fun trying out one of the longest ski runs More information
  • 10 top experiences in Valais in winter.

    2. Relax in the soothing hot water of one of our thermal spas More information
  • 10 top experiences in Valais in winter.

    3. Between snowy adventures visit the Fondation Gianadda and one of its world-class art exhibitions More information
  • 10 top experiences in Valais in winter.

    4. Pick a toboggan run and have a race with friends More information
  • 10 top experiences in Valais in winter.

    5. Discover the joys of cross-country skiing More information
  • 10 top experiences in Valais in winter.

    6. Ski or snowboard down a secured freeride itinerary More information
  • 10 top experiences in Valais in winter.

    7. Soak up the sun on one of our scenic restaurant terraces More information
  • 10 top experiences in Valais in winter.

    8. Lace on a pair of skates and spend an afternoon at an ice rink trying some cool moves More information
  • 10 top experiences in Valais in winter.

    9. Eat a Raclette, the dish everyone looks forward to as soon as temperatures begin to fall More information
  • 10 top experiences in Valais in winter.

    10. Enjoy the fresh mountain air along a winter walk. More information

Ski Resorts

The most magnificent of the Alpine four-thousanders form this impressive setting dedicated to winter sports, with 49 ski resorts offering 2,000 km of slopes. Valais is the only region in Switzerland that can guarantee a good coverage of snow, thanks to the altitude of its slopes.

Winter activities

As the snow spreads a pure white blanket across the scenery and every flake sparkles in the sunshine, a thrilling world of winter activities opens up in Valais. The only sound in the silent, fairy-tale landscape is the crunching of the pristine snow under your feet. Discover the finest vantage points in Valais and let the winter work all its magic on you.

Ski touring

Thanks to the guaranteed snow, Valais promises an idyllic setting for ski touring enthusiasts and all who love the mountains in winter: enjoy a carefree experience of pristine snow, fresh air and high thrills, by day and night alike.

Food and drink - Land of fine flavours

Valais is a generous land: generations of expertise, a passion for the good things in life and a love of sharing lie at the heart of a convivial cuisine with a mouth-watering abundance of flavours. Discover fine wines, authentic local products and delicious dishes: the taste of pure excellence.

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