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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Rhine

With a length of 375 kilometers, the Rhine is the longest river in Switzerland. Although the Rhine flows far to the east of the country, thanks to mighty tributaries it drains 80 per cent of Switzerland’s surface. Now it’s time to leave the water for a short while, because at Neuhausen the mightily grown river plunges at the Rhine Falls into the depth. In the summer about 700 cubic meters of water gush downwards per second, the record quantity, however, is twice as high. The fearless climb under the Rhine Falls into one of the boats that travel very close to the roaring waters.

Rhine
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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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The Mürrenbachfall

In the Lauterbrunnen Valley there is a waterfall that crashes to the ground below in 5 cascades that are more than 400 meters high.

The Lauterbrunnen Valley is famous for its many waterfalls.

The Mürrenbachfall
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