There will be a Christmas potluck dinner Meetup on Sat 15th December from 18:00 in Vex near Sion. This event is organised by the Valais English Club. Music, food, and more! For full details, click here.
Mountains, snow and ice form the basis for two exhibitions currently on show in Sion. “Risk” and “Mémoire de Glace” are curated by the Museum of History and Museum of Nature and are on display in the Le Peniticier (the old prison) and Les Arsenaux museum in Sion. The first exhibition, “Risk” (on until the 3rd February 2019) demonstrates the […]
On Saturday 10th November it’s the “Night of the Museums” in Sion and across the whole of the Valais. Museums in Sion will open late (some until 23:00!) and entry is free. There is a full programme of events planned for this special day – see pdf link here. If you are new to Sion […]
The Foire du Valais is a massive event annual in the canton. This fair (with over 400 exhibitors) is held in Martigny and welcomes over 220,000 visitors each year. The fair began on the 28th September and continues until Sunday 7th October 2018. There is a wide and varied programme and each day comes with […]
It has been a long-held dream of the “Grimentz Rambler” since her arrival in Switzerland 10 years ago to walk the Haute Route. In 2018, the intense heatwave in Europe and long periods of settled weather meant that the goal of hiking the route appeared to be a sudden possibility for this keen hiker. Read her […]