Valais, Switzerland
Valais, Switzerland

Valais, Switzerland

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The canton of Valais is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland, situated in the southwestern part of the country, around the valley of the Rhône from its headwaters to Lake Geneva, separating the Pennine Alps from the Bernese Alps. The canton is simultaneously one of the driest regions of Switzerland in its central Rhône valley and among the wettest, having large amounts of snow and rain up on the highest peaks found in Switzerland. The canton of Valais is widely known for the Matterhorn and resort towns such as Crans-Montana, Saas Fee, Verbier and Zermatt. It is composed of 13 districts and its capital is Sion. Wikipedia
Last Updated: 09/22/2020
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Going Head To Head The Fighting Cows Of Switzerland
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Héréns is an ancient breed, present in Valais and nearby mountains of France and Italy since 3000 BC, and these cows are nothing like the soft-eyed b...read more
Places To Visit In Leukerbad Switzerland
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The town is located in the canton of Valais in the southwestern part of Switzerland. To get there, you can drive or take the train to Leuk and bus 47...read more
Find Jobs In Switzerland 102375
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However, as an EU ruling aims to stop cantons offering reduced taxes to foreign firms on overseas earnings, some regions may see a decline in company...read more
The Beautiful Glacier Zinal Cave
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For this coming winter, I asked David to make a list of activities we could do with our one years old daughter Mirabelle. The first thing on the list...read more
17 Things To Do In Interlaken
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The Jungfrau Railway spans 1,000 metres, crossing between the Bernese Highlands and the canton of Valais. It culminates at Jungfraujoch, the highest ...read more
Zermatt Bitcoin
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The Swiss municipality of Zermatt now accepts bitcoin in collaboration with Zug-based crypto financial services provider Bitcoin Suisse. Zermatt is l...read more
Discover The Soaring Swiss Alps In Summer
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Our destination was the Chablais Alps in the Valais region of Switzerland most famous for the ski resort of Zermatt and the Matterhorn peak....read more
Ask Local Eat Switzerland
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Switzerland means cheese, so a cheese fondue or raclette is a must. The best places to enjoy a good fondue are the mountains of Valais, the Bernese O...read more
Glacier Express Fares Timetables And Info
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The Glacier Express runs between the two major Swiss mountain resorts of St. Moritz and Zermatt and takes you through the three cantons of Valais, Ur...read more
Where To Stay In Switzerland
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Zermatt is located in the Southwestern part of Switzerland in the Canton of Valais. Its a popular ski town which is a haven for rock climbers, mount...read more
Things To Do In Switzerland
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The trail is dotted with numerous wine cellars where you can stop by for wine tasting. Some of the cellars also offer a tour of the cellar where you ...read more
Where To Stay In Switzerland
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You can also avail the hotels breakfast spread for free or enjoy the Tralala bars wide selection of Swiss wines from the Vaud and Valais cantons. D...read more
Switzerland A Winter Playground For Groups
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In the southwestern part of Switzerland in the beautiful Valais region, the two neighboring trendy resorts of Crans and Montana at an altitude of 5,0...read more
Travels in the 'secret' Switzerland
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Swiss wines may not take up much space at your local wine shop, but that's due more to the number of bottles produced than the quality of what's insi...read more
66913 Cow Fight Aproz Switzerland Knew
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Thats right. Cow fights. One of the least-known bovine sporting events in the world culminates each spring with the crowning of La Reine des Reines ...read more
Beautiful Places Switzerland Where To Stay
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The capital of Valais, the ancient city of Sion is a beautifully traditional Swiss town full of interesting history and locally made wine....read more
Top Foods To Eat In Switzerland
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You might not find anything more cheese than this! (not even those bad pick up lines in pubs). Racletteis a local cheese dish customarily grilled slo...read more
Swiss Food Products To Try In Switzerland
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We discovered a new cheese just last summer. Sbrinz cheese is a hard cheese similar to Parmesan, but rolled into little thin tubes, perfect for snack...read more
Travel From Home Discover Canton De Vaud In Switzerland
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Canton de Vaud, Lake Geneva Region is located in the heart of Europe. The region shares its borders with France and the cantons of Geneva, Neuchâtel,...read more
Best Ski Resorts In Switzerland
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Saas-Fee is a charming and all-year-round ski resort in Switzerland. This snowy heaven is located in the Valais canton of Switzerland and part of the...read more
10 Offbeat Places In Switzerland For Solitude Seekers
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Zermatt is located at an elevation of 1620 m in the Canton of Valais. Zermatt has some of the most beautiful hikes in Switzerland. Train is the easie...read more
1030 Switzerland Hiking In The Land Of Sky
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Martigny lies at the west end of the Valais region, the heart of Swiss wine-making. A little prospecting turns up sculptures by Henry Moore, Joan Mir...read more
Transfers From Geneva Airport To Swiss Ski Resort
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Public transportation from Geneva Airport to ski resorts in the Alps of Vaud and Valais usually starts with a train ride to base stations in the Rhon...read more
Transportation To Le Bouveret On Lake Geneva In Switzerland
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Le Bouveret is a small town (permanent population around 800) on Lake Geneva near the Swiss-French border. The town is at the mouth of the Rhone Rive...read more
Top 50 Things To Do This Summer In The Canton Of Valais Switzerland
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When we used to live in Lausanne, whenever we wanted to have a hike or have something to do we always headed to the canton of Valais. Over the years,...read more
Switzerland Chocolate Coffee Other Food Adventures In Switzerland Oh My
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Rye bread is as much part of the Valais as raclette and wine. The hearty bread is as full of character and just as unique as its surroundings. Rye ha...read more
Winter In Zermatt A Guide To Visiting
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Zermatt is a charming mountain resort town in Switzerland, most widely known for it's skiing, climbing and hiking as well as for it's iconic views of...read more
What to Eat in Switzerland | The Winged Fork
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Any visitors to Switzerland should try its famous semi-hard cheese made from the fresh milk of cows that have grazed on alpine pastures. While it dif...read more
Zermatt Switzerland Things To Do
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The canton of Valais is home to two very unique breeds of domestic animals that I havent seen anywhere else. One is the Blackneck goat and the other...read more
Top 10 Thermal Spas In Switzerland
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Leukerbad is a small, charming village in the Valais canton. The region is famous for its hiking trails and its Daubensee Lake, a favourite family at...read more
Things to do in Zermatt in Winter ⋆ mscgerber
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Switzerland is famous for its cheese and the canton of Valais (where Zermatt is located) is home to some incredibly tasty cheese dishes such as Rac...read more
Romantic Things To Do In Switzerland
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There are so many hotels you could choose in Switzerland for a romantic night, but why not choose a more unique location for a memorable stay. Whitep...read more
Language Schools In Switzerland 102138
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Locations: Aarau, Basel, Baselland, Bern, Biel, Lausanne, Lucerne, Ticino, Valais, Zug and ZurichContact: www.academia-schweiz.ch...read more
Gourmet Food And Wine And Iconic Views Along Switzerlands Dream Routes A Swiss Foodie Roadtrip
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Gourmet delights: Once a bread for the poor, Roggenbrot (rye bread), a rustic sourdough loaf with a thick crust is now a real speciality and the perf...read more
Boutique Hotels Switzerland
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Theres no better way to immerse yourself in Switzerlands stunning natural scenery than staying at Whitepod Eco-Luxury Hotel in Valais. This unique ...read more
60 Attractions And Things To Do In Interlaken And Surrounds
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Amongst the buildings, which have been transported from all over Switzerland, are a 19th century fire station from Bern, a 15th century house from th...read more
Immaculate Conception Day
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The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a public holiday in the following regions of Switzerland: Aargau, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Fribourg, Graubünd...read more
Where To Stay In Switzerland
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Zermatt is legendary! Its a mountain resort town famous for its incredible ski slopes. Its in the south of Switzerland in the Valais canton, and si...read more
5 Unforgettable Activities to do in Switzerland
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Similar to helicopter rides, a husky ride can take anywhere from 20 minutes to a full day. There are several trails around Valais, Lucerne, Zurich, G...read more
Enjoy Art In The Fondation Pierre Gianadda In Martigny
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Getting to the Fondation Pierre Gianadda is very easy by car or train. Martigny is in the elbow of the Rhone Valley in Valais with very good railway ...read more
Ask A Local What Should I Doseeeat In Verbier Switzerland
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Valais (the Swiss canton where Verbier resides) is the biggest wine producing area in Switzerland. The Rhone River runs through the valley before it ...read more
Things to do in Switzerland in Winter ⋆ mscgerber
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The region of Portes du Soleil, in the Valais, enjoys a very privileged environment. Surrounded by mountains, it offers a multitude of sports, fun an...read more
Lac De Taney
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To descend you can either take the same route as above or you can take an alternative route starting at the other end of the lake. The path passes th...read more
Fete Des Vignerons
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For a nice overview of Swiss wine including, but not limited to those from the canton of Vaud, I recommend heading to the Swiss Wine stand at Les T...read more
10 Swiss Foods You Should Try
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As I have mentioned before, the Swiss canton of Ticino is known for chestnuts, and you can try them in many different ways. For example, you can buy ...read more
Switzerland Scenic Train Trips
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In my opinion, the Glacier Express is a great way to connect the canton of Valais (Wallis) in Zermatt with Graubünden (St.Moritz), which are both ext...read more
7 Tips Affordable Switzerland Winter Vacation
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Avoid the school holidays in Switzerland, if possible. It is much more enjoyable, when the ski slopes are not so busy and you can take the ski lift w...read more
Best Places To Visit In Switzerland
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In the Valais region of Switzerland, popular Zermatt lies at the foot of Matterhorn, the most photographed mountain in the world. Its located in the...read more
Top Things To Do In Switzerland
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Wine has been an inherent part of Swiss culture since long back in history. Lavaux vineyards were planted here in the 11th century bu the monks but t...read more
Transportation To Le Bouveret On Lake Geneva In Switzerland
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To reach Le Bouveret from the rest of Switzerland, use the Autoroute A9 that runs up the Rhone Valley. For most drivers, the Villeneuve exit gives th...read more
Top 10 Things To Do In Switzerland
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A glass of fine wine and stunning views on Lake Geneva sounds sumptuous, doesnt it?! Do it while youre in Switzerland. Explore the vineyards, and g...read more
Free Things To Do In Switzerland
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In some cities, you can borrow bikes using a platform that is called Schweizrollt. What you are required to do is to leave a deposit and a sort of id...read more
2017 Holiday Gift Guide
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I had already chosen Tatiana Tissots new book for this holiday gift list, and I sent her a quick message to let her know. She quickly replied and wr...read more
6 Ways To Have An Unforgettable Adventure In Switzerland
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Dog sledding is another unforgettable adventure you have to try in Switzerland. There are many places in the country where you can book a ride, but V...read more
Best Places To Visit In Switzerland
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Saved the most magical spot in Switzerland for the last. But trust me, no Switzerland itinerary would be complete without mentioning its most beauti...read more
The Sauflaz Waterfall
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Why not looking for a little bit of freshness? By reaching the Sauflaz waterfall in Champéry in Valais, we get a great breath of fresh air especially...read more
Grimsel Pass
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The Grimsel Pass is located in the Bernese Alps between the valley of the river Aare, the valley of the river Rhône, at an elevation 2,164 metres (7,...read more
Top Day Spas In Leukerbad Loeche Les Bains
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Filed Under: Leukerbad, Valais / WallisTagged With: 2020M3, Burgerbad, Day Spa, Day Trip from Geneva, Day Trip from Lausanne, Family Friendly, Family...read more
Skiing In Switzerland
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At Saas-Fee, you can expect altitudes between 1800 and 3573 meters. It is one of the best ski resorts in Switzerland because it is dependable on snow...read more
A 1000 Miles Road Trip In Switzerland
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Whether you like impressive alpine passes, picturesque villages or the cultural aspect of traveling, the Grand Tour of Switzerland offers scenic rout...read more
Traditional Autumn Festivals In Switzerland
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The most popular spots for wine festivals in Switzerland are the cantons of Neuchâtel, Ticino, Valais and Vaud....read more
Valais Switzerland
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Rye is able to adapt to all climates and for this reason it has always found fertile ground in the Canton of Valais. Rye bread, which is now a AOP, h...read more
Restaurant Parkhuus Zurich - Go 4 Travel Blog
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And she took out the big guns. Big, as in large. A 12-litre bottle is mounted on a wheeled device that allows her to pour wine and moving the bottl...read more
The World's Wine - National Wine Day
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Verbier is home to the celebrities including James Blunt and visitors such as Richard Branson who owns The Lodge.  It may be the most well-known attr...read more
Zermatt
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Their sun-beaten wooden walls are made of larch wood and stand on stilts with round stone slabs on top to prevent rodents and insects from entering. ...read more
Festivals In Switzerland 106810
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The traditional herdsmans alphorn is a wind instrument that is so long that one end rests on the ground and the shorter it is, the harder it is to...read more
6 Culinary Specialities You Should Try In Switzerland
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The Jurassic landscape, Engadine, Goms, Appenzell, Ticino, Lake Geneva create the image of a sparkling country with many sides. Among the most famous...read more
Simplon Pass Passo Del Sempione
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Simplon Pass (also spelled Simplonpass, Passo del Sempione, or Col du Simplon) is a mountain pass with an elevation of 2,005 m (6,578 ft) between the...read more
Concours Mondial De Bruxelles Goes Green In Switzerland
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30 days to go until the start of the 26thConcours Mondial de Bruxelles in Switzerland.This year, the organisers have chosen an unusual venue for the ...read more
Deck Bar Chexbres Switzerland
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The Deck is the bar near to the restaurant called Le Baron Tavernier. At le Deck Bar you may enjoy delicious cocktails or others drinks and if you ar...read more
Find Swiss Wines Only In Switzerland
www.mojotraveler.com
  In all fairness to the lovely people we met in Martigny, we should also give a shout out to the canton of Valais, which is the largest wine region ...read more
Switzerland From Above
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Switzerlands chocolate box imagewhite-capped mountain peaks set against cloudless blue skies, quaint chalet villages, and flower-filled meadowsi...read more
Most Beautiful Places In Switzerland
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Zermatt is a charming mountain resort town in Switzerland, most widely known for it's skiing, climbing and hiking as well as for its iconic views of ...read more
Skiing In The Gorgeous Valais Switzerland
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We spent a week in a cabin in a tiny town called Bellwald in the Canton of Valais. Bellwald is tiny. Like really tiny. There are 4 lifts and only two...read more
Could Arosa Lenzerheide Be Switzerlands Ultimate Family Ski Destinations
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Getting there and around:Known as The Skiers Airline, SWISS operates up to 180 weekly flights to Zürich and Geneva from London, Manchester, Birmingha...read more
Food History In Swiss Term Conventional Paper
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All of the cultural and also geographical impact on upon the land have got influenced Switzerlands development of a food culture and have a new dive...read more
Switzerland To Host The Prestigious Concours Mondial De Bruxelles In 2019
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The town of Aigle in Switzerland will become the worlds wine capital in 2019. The travelling Concours Mondial de Bruxelles will host its next event ...read more
Switzerland Road Trip
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The Zermatterhofs restaurants include the Alpine Gourmet Prato Borni, which has been awarded 1 Michelin star. This serves traditional Valais-style c...read more
Swiss Wine Introduction
www.exoticwinetravel.com
From the Vétroz area in canton of Valais, which is the biggest wine-growing canton in the country. A pleasant white wine with explosive flavors of st...read more
Valais Switzerland Travel Inspiration
www.thetaste.ie
Sierre is located in the French-speaking part of Valais and during our drive, we also spent time in the German-speaking part of the region, visiting ...read more
Gstaad Switzerland
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Botta Designed by famed Swiss architect Mario Botta, Restaurant Botta at the Scex Rouge station of Glacier 3000 serves specialties from cantons Ber...read more
35 The Wildstrubel Circuit A Photographic Essay The Bernese Alps Switzerland July 2016
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We had now crossed the spine of the Bernese Alps and were descending into the Valais, a French speaking Canton of Switzerland, and at this point most...read more

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