Summer destinations in Valais

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  • Zermatt

    Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The town's touristic development is closely linked to what is most probably the world's most famous mountain. The vacation destination is a car-free zone, has preserved its original character and offers nearly unlimited possibilities as far as excursions are concerned.
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  • Aletsch Arena

    Crystalline air, snow crunching underfoot and sunshine from early till late. A box seat view of Aletsch Glacier and clear views of the Valais' prettiest four-thousand-meter peaks.
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  • Grächen

    Grächen – a fairytale. The mountain village is situated on a broad sun terrace, high above the Zermatt valley, at an altitude of 1,620 m. It extends a particularly warm welcome to families, and offers a lively programme that contrasts with the neighbouring resort of Zermatt.
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  • Vissoie

    You will become a regular visitor to this typical, middle-altitude mountain village where you meet people at all times of the year.
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  • Vionnaz

    This town counts some 1'670 inhabitants and is spread over 2'099 hectares. It is built on the alluvial cone of the Greffaz River, but also climbs into the surrounding mountains.
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  • Brigerbad

    Brigerbad and its surroundings offer a wide variety of activities for hiking enthusiasts. The village is situated at the south ramp of the Lötschberg railway and connects directly with the BLS high trail.
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  • Brig

    The town of Brig with its historic old quarter and the Stockalper Palace lies in the sunny Upper Valais at the foot of the Simplon Pass. Situated at an important junction, Brig is an ideal starting point for excursions. It is close to hiking and ski regions on the Lötschberg and Simplon, and in the Aletsch. It also has its own thermal baths, making it an attractive holiday resort.
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  • Liddes

    A community of ten villages close to Grand Saint Bernard, Liddes boasts a vast, mountainous landscape and a huge variety of hiking trails and sites.
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  • Geneva

    Embedded between nearby Alpine peaks and the hilly terrain of the Jura, the French-speaking city of Geneva lies in the bay where the Rhone leaves Lake Geneva. With its humanitarian tradition and cosmopolitan flair, the European seat of the UNO and headquarters of the Red Cross is known as the «capital of peace».
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  • Albinen

    Situated on the sunny side of the Rhone valley Albinen is one of the most beautiful mountain villages in the Valais. Just 6 km away are the renowned thermal springs in Leukerbad.
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  • Leukerbad

    The Romans were among the first to recognise the healing properties of the hot springs of Leukerbad. This thermal spa resort lies well protected in a Valais side valley and is now a popular destination for wellness and sports’ enthusiasts.
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  • Vercorin

    Vercorin's position on a plateau high above Sierre in the Rhone valley reminds you of an eagle's eyrie. This holiday resort in the Valais, between the conservation area of the Vallon de Réchy and the entrance to the Val d'Anniviers, is famous for its climate, so mild that you can even see cherry trees in bloom.
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  • Saas-Almagell

    Saas-Almagell is the “Mountain Village Pearl”. Up high where the air is clear, it offers cosy hospitality and breathtaking mountain scenery. A holiday here will get you away from the hustle and bustle but you won’t be bored for a second.
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  • Champex-Lac

    Known by nature lovers as ‘little Canada’, this picturesque village is coiled around a breathtaking alpine lake. Between Le Châtelet and Le Catogne, a magnificent plateau with all its natural beauty intact extends a warm welcome to its guests.
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  • Evolène Region

    Evolène is the fourth largest commune, in area, in Switzerland. Its territory offers an extensive choice of activities for everyone.
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  • Zinal

    The Valais holiday resort of Zinal is situated at an altitude of 1670 m at the end of the Val d'Anniviers (Eifischtal) where it becomes the Zinal Valley. It nestles amidst this majestic mountain landscape crowned by the 4000-metre-peaks of the Weisshorn,Bishorn, Zinalrothorn, Obergabelhorn, Matterhorn and Dent Blanche.
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  • Bürchen

    The Valais mountain villages of Unterbäch, Bürchen and Eischoll are situated on a sun-drenched terrace high above the Rhone Valley. These small family resorts in the region of Augsbord are a walker’s paradise from spring to autumn, and a favourite family winter sports’ region in winter.
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  • Monthey

    Set just off the beaten path, the hamlet of Monthey was born in the French Savoie and passed under the domination of several different masters over its first centuries of existence. The city earned its franchise as early as 1352, however, which may have something to do with the inhabitant's good-natured but often-sardonic humor.
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  • Raron

    Raron: Rilke's village. St. German: wine producing village. Niedergesteln: farming village. Come here to experience the great outdoors, history, art and culture.
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  • Saas-Balen

    Saas-Balen, the “Pearl of Serenity”, is perfect for hiking, relaxing and enjoying the peace and quiet, while Mother Nature treats you to the most breathtaking views. Time seems to stand still up here - and yet there are plenty of opportunities to recharge your batteries by being active.
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  • Fiesch

    The Valais village of Fiesch on the sunny side of the Rhone valley is located in the stepped Upper Goms valley, just at the entrance to the Fiescher valley. This family-friendly resort is the ideal starting point for excursions into the area round the Aletsch Glacier, the Goms Valley, over alpine passes and into the little town of Brig.
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  • Val d'Anniviers

    The Val d'Anniviers is a Valaisian side-valley defined by a rich cultural tradition. The chain of authentic mountain villages with sun-blackened houses extends from Siere in the Rhone Valley to the climbers’ village of Grimentz.
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  • Champoussin

    This Valaisan village, built in the architectural style typical of the Val d'Illiez, will enchant you with its rustic authenticity. The resort is situated at an altitude of 1'600 m in the shadow of the majestic Dents du Midi Mountains.
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  • Saas-Fee

    Up until the 14th century there was only one community in the Saas Valley: Saas. Four villages arose out of Saas - of those four Saas Fee, also known as "The Pearl of the Alps", is the most renowned; 13 four thousand meter peaks surround the glacier village, which is located at an altitude of 1800 meters above sea level.
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  • La Fouly

    La Fouly has everything: alpine scenery, mountain ranges, unspoilt nature and the restful atmosphere of a small, attractive locale.
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  • Bettmeralp

    The car-free village of Bettmeralp which is only accessible by a large-car cableway is located in the immediate vicinity of the impressive Aletsch Glacier, the first Unesco World Heritage Site of the Alps. The family-friendly summer and winter holiday resort boasts almost 300 sunny days a year.
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  • Nax / Mont-Nobl

    Mountain-lovers, those who enjoy tradition and conviviality, hiking fans and adventure enthusiasts, Nax awaits you in the heart of the Valais region at an altitude of 1,300 m, 20 minutes away from Sion.
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  • Goms

    The serene, sunny high valley in the Goms region, in Upper Valais, is famous for its authentic villages with wooden houses and whitewashed churches. Goms is an attractive cross-country paradise in winter and a popular and far-flung hiking region in summer.
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  • Mund

    The saffron village of Mund is located on a sunny hillside at 1200 m above sea level, on the right side of the Vallée du Rhône, within the Jungfrau-Aletsch UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site.
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  • Saas-Fee/Saastal

    The highest mountains in Switzerland await visitors to the Saas Valley. Saas-Fee, Saas-Grund, Saas-Balen and Saas-Almagell all offer an astonishing array of enjoyable, sporting, family-oriented and adventurous holiday activities. The valley’s mild climate and stunning glaciers create a magical setting for any holiday.
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  • Obergoms

    The serene, sunny high valley in the Goms region, in Upper Valais, is famous for its authentic villages with wooden houses and whitewashed churches. Obergoms is an attractive cross-country paradise in winter and a popular and far-flung hiking region in summer.
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  • Ernen

    The idyllic mountain village of Ernen lies on the left side of the valley of Goms, above Fiesch. The village is part of Binntal Nature Park and is also well-known as a musical village, acting as the venue for an annual musical festival with international artists.
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  • Rosswald

    Even in the 21st century, millions of people around the world still do not have access to fresh and uncontaminated drinking water. The precious life-giving substance – water – is still overabundant and fresh here in the heart of the Swiss Alps. The water melts from our glaciers and after a long journey through layers of granite emerges pure and fresh from our faucets. In the hiking-paradise Rosswald is where the water is traveling through the said layers right now.
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  • Rothwald

    The water melts from our glaciers and after a long journey through layers of granite emerges pure and fresh from our faucets. In the hiking-paradise Rothwald and Rosswald is where the water is traveling through the said layers right now.
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  • Crans-Montana

    The two neighboring resorts of Crans and Montana are situated at an altitude of 1500 m on a sun-drenched plateau high above the Rhone Valley. Together they form one of the biggest holiday destinations in the Valais.
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