St. Bernard – Swiss national dog

St. Bernard – Swiss national dog

The name “St. Bernard” refers to the dogs of the hospice on the Great St. Bernard, which was founded in 1050. From the late 17th century, dogs were used to assist the monks and these dogs are considered to be the ancestors of today’s mountain dogs....
Valais dried meat and rye bread

Valais dried meat and rye bread

Valais dried meat, also known as “Viande Séchée”, is a tasty meat specialty and delicacy from the Canton of Valais. This dish has its roots in the traditions of the Alpine region and is made from lean beef. The dried meat is sliced very thinly. Taste the...
Valais raclette and fondue

Valais raclette and fondue

Valais RACLETTE is a delicious cheese dish with deep roots in the Alpine culinary tradition. This fine treat is a convivial meal that is often enjoyed in the company of family and friends. The main ingredient of raclette is melted cheese, typically from the Valais,...
Hérens cow fights only in Valais

Hérens cow fights only in Valais

Hérens cow fights attract thousands of spectators. They have been a festival in the canton of Valais for around 100 years. Hérens is the name for a breed of cattle that is mainly kept in the canton of Valais. The Hérens cow is an old, traditional Valais cow breed with...