The downhill run on this highest slope in the Thyon ski area is a special treat for seasoned skiers who are looking for a real challenge. The views down to the Rhone Valley, the Dent Blanche and the Grande Dixence, Europe’s greatest dam, are quite stunning.
A guided tour to the alpine cheese factory with the famous Hérens cows. The visitor is given the chance to learn how summer life unfolds in the alpine pastures in the canton of Wallis.
Children really do feel at home in a Swiss Snow Kids Village run by the Swiss Ski and Snowboard Schools. Here they are taken good care of by highly-trained instructors and by Snowli, the cute mascot.
The sunny holiday region of Thyon is located on the western side of the Val d'Hérémence in the Lower Valais, close to the canton capital of Sion (Sitten) at an altitude of 1500 m to 2100 m. Thyon is particularly geared up to meet the needs of skiers, and forms the eastern gateway to the vast "Four Valleys" skiing area.