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Silent Nanztal Valley Crossing

Three mountain passes, a silent valley and ancient irrigation channel on the way across the Simplon Pass to scenic Giw, high above the Vispertal valley.

On the trail of history in the Simplon region

On the trail of history in the Simplon region

Simplon Pass was an important Pass Crossing connecting the Valais to Northern Italy as early as the Middle Age. The renowned merchant Kaspar von Stockalper used the route for his transactions, as did Napoleon later on. The region of the Simplon offers hikers an incredible mountain panorama and an impressive alpine flora. Alpine roses as far as the eye can see...

Eco-Museum Simplon — a landscape museum

The concept of Eco-Museum Simplon is based on the idea of viewing living space holistically and showcasing the interaction between humankind and the environment. With this the Eco-Museum departs in spirit from what its ancient and venerable walls represent.