Alpine Culture: Experiencing farm work on the Alp

Experiencing Alpine Culture not only means sleeping on an Alp, but also working on an Alp or farm. Visitors help with making hay, mucking stalls, milking cows, or cheese-making, and takes away a feeling for life as a mountain farmer. more

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The Irrigation Channels of Nendaz :...

Scorched by the sun and difficult to access, the steep Valais hillsides are often watered using the so-called "suonen", or irrigation channels. Dug... more

The Irrigation Channels of Nendaz : The Historic Water Trail
Rafting on the Vorderrhein

Rafting on the Vorderrhein

The popular rafting tour takes you through the impressive Vorderrhein canyon, one of the most popular white water stretches in the Alps. more

Alpine Culture: Experiencing farm work on the Alp

Experiencing Alpine Culture not only means sleeping on an Alp, but also working on an Alp or farm. Visitors help with making hay, mucking stalls, milking cows, or cheese-making, and takes away a feeling for life as a mountain farmer.

Experiencing Alpine Culture not only means sleeping on an Alp, but also working on an Alp or farm. Visitors help with making hay, mucking stalls, milking cows, or cheese-making, and takes away a feeling for life as a mountain farmer.

Alpine Culture: Experiencing farm work on the Alp
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The Irrigation Channels of Nendaz : The Historic Water Trail

Scorched by the sun and difficult to access, the steep Valais hillsides are often watered using the so-called "suonen", or irrigation channels. Dug into the ground, hanging from rocks or carved from them, they are a constant reminder of the farmers' struggle against drought. Today, picturesque hiking trails follow these historic water channels.

A wonderful waterworld: 100 kilometres of hiking trails run through the sun-drenched Nendaz region along these historic irrigation channels.

The Irrigation Channels of Nendaz : The Historic Water Trail
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Rafting on the Vorderrhein

The popular rafting tour takes you through the impressive Vorderrhein canyon, one of the most popular white water stretches in the Alps.

The popular rafting tour takes you through the impressive Vorderrhein canyon, one of the most popular white water stretches in the Alps.

Rafting on the Vorderrhein
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