Valais

Valais

It is not know whether wine was grown in the Valais before Julius Cesar defeated the Gauls in the 1st century B.C., since there is no documentary evidence. It is assumed that over two millennia ago a wild vine was discovered, the Vitis sylvestris, whose fruit resembles other berries of this...more

Vaud-style tarte flambée

Vaud-style tarte flambée

A new take on the “Papet vaudois,” a Vaud classic!more

Vineyard Trail between Salgesch and Sierre

Vineyard Trail...

This walkway among the vineyards connects Salgesch with the Château de...more

By Train across the Vineyards

By Train across...

The beautiful vineyards of the Lavaux region may be comfortably explored...more

Valais

It is not know whether wine was grown in the Valais before Julius Cesar defeated the Gauls in the 1st century B.C., since there is no documentary evidence. It is assumed that over two millennia ago a wild vine was discovered, the Vitis sylvestris, whose fruit resembles other berries of this region.

It is not know whether wine was grown in the Valais before Julius Cesar defeated the Gauls in the 1st century B.C., since there is no documentary evidence. It is assumed that over two millennia ago a wild vine was discovered, the Vitis sylvestris, whose fruit resembles other berries of this region.

Vaud-style tarte flambée

A new take on the “Papet vaudois,” a Vaud classic!

A thin, light and crispy dough, topped with potatoes, crème fraîche, spring onions and thin slices of genuine Vaud sausage.

Vineyard Trail between Salgesch and Sierre

This walkway among the vineyards connects Salgesch with the Château de Villa in Siders. Each of the 80 information signs along the way features a theme. The wine museum at two locations: from Haus Zumofen in Salgesch to the Château de Villa in Siders.

This 2.5-hour tour is like a walk through an open-air museum.

By Train across the Vineyards

The beautiful vineyards of the Lavaux region may be comfortably explored aboard the blue and yellow “Train des vignes” (vineyard train). This special train evolves high above Lake Geneva and winds its way across the lush green vineyards up to the village of Puidoux-Chexbres.