"Didaludic" play and learn trail

A 3.8 km long circuit at an altitude of 1800 m, between Thyon and Les Collons. The educational trail and information panels have been designed by schoolchildren. They cover five topics in German, English and French: Marmots, Birdsong, Bears, Ants and Green Energy. You should allow two hours for... more

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Walk to the "Pierres à cupules"

Stones like these, with round or oval hollows measuring from 1 – 30 cm are not only found in the Alps but also in Australia and South Africa. Were... more

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Valais rye bread AOP: the real thing

Valais rye bread AOP: the real thing

Rye bread from Valais is the only bread in Switzerland that can proudly bear the AOP label. This carries an obligation: only rye that has been... more

"Didaludic" play and learn trail

A 3.8 km long circuit at an altitude of 1800 m, between Thyon and Les Collons. The educational trail and information panels have been designed by schoolchildren. They cover five topics in German, English and French: Marmots, Birdsong, Bears, Ants and Green Energy. You should allow two hours for the walk and games; the starting point is by the tennis courts in Thyon; halfway round, you can have a rest at "Gouilli d'en bas" where there's a pond.

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Walk to the "Pierres à cupules"

Stones like these, with round or oval hollows measuring from 1 – 30 cm are not only found in the Alps but also in Australia and South Africa. Were they made by man? For what purpose? The 11 km round trip to the "Pierres à cupules" goes from Evolène via Villa, Mayen de Cotter and Volovron back to Evolène. It takes about five hours. It climbs 800 m and then goes down again.

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Valais rye bread AOP: the real thing

Rye bread from Valais is the only bread in Switzerland that can proudly bear the AOP label. This carries an obligation: only rye that has been grown, milled and processed in Valais can by used to make Valais rye bread AOP. The rustic sourdough bread tastes best when it has been kept for two or three days. It can also be made with walnuts or dried fruit.

Rye bread from Valais is the only bread in Switzerland that can proudly bear the AOP label.

Valais rye bread AOP: the real thing
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