The most beautiful excursion destinations in the Valais region: from the Matterhorn, Zermatt, Saas-Fee and the Aletsch Glacier to idyllic vineyards and castles.
Together with Ticino, Valais forms the southern part of Switzerland.
Approximately 50% of its border adjoins German-speaking Switzerland, while one-third abuts Italy and another third borders France.
Renowned for vineyards, it boasts a rich cultural history, from Roman ruins to charming villages. Tourism thrives with ski resorts like Zermatt and thermal baths like Leukerbad.
The capital, Sion, impresses with a medieval core. Valais is multilingual with German, French, and Italian. The region celebrates local traditions, culinary delights like Raclette, and a vibrant art scene. The valley is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering hiking, skiing, and wine tasting in a captivating alpine setting.