With its majestic mountains, superb skiing, high-altitude resorts, picturesque villages and superb mountain restaurants, Wallis is an ideal destination for snow sports enthusiasts.
Wallis is one big natural playground, scattered with 36 ski resorts. These offer more than 2,000 km of slopes, virtually all over 1,500 m in altitude, which means snow is guaranteed. You’ll also find 1,000 km of winter walking trails, 50 sledging runs, fabulous ski touring, magical snowshoeing routes and 1,000 km of cross-country ski trails – framed by 45 mountains higher than 4,000 m. Wallis has something for everyone: treat yourself to an escape high above the sea of cloud!
Wallis is also known for its fabulous wines, regional cuisine including meat and cheese specialities, and its first-class restaurants.
How to get to Wallis?
The A9 motorway is the principal route leading to Wallis. Motorists travelling from the north can reach Wallis via the Swiss capital, Bern, and transit the Lötschberg railway tunnel using the car shuttle service. Alternatively, motorists can follow the A12 motorway from Bern to Vevey and then change onto the A9 motorway for the rest of the journey to Wallis. The drive from Antwerp to Wallis takes about 8 to 10 hours (about 850 km).
International flights to the airports of Geneva, Zurich, Basel and Bern. Public transport links between these airports and destinations in Wallis are excellent.