The Domaine des Iles is a massive (54 hectares of land) recreational area just on the outskirts of Sion. It’s a great place to go to relax with friends or family, and with its lake and lovely old trees providing shade it’s also a place to cool off in the summer. The park has plenty […]
The National cow-fighting Final of the “Hérens” breed of cow will take place on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May at the Pra Bardy Arena (this is a site just above Sion). Shuttle buses will be provided on both days to the venue from outside Sion railway station. See here for details. A discount is offered […]
One of Sion’s biggest annual events (Carnival) is just around the corner however, there are other events happening in February in and around the town. Sion Tourist Office publishes a printed “Agenda of Events” each month and this can be picked up at the Tourist Office itself or viewed as pdf online. Click here for February […]
Snowpros Ski School. If you are a skier, one of the joys of living in this part of Switzerland is the ability to get to any number of resorts within a 90-minute drive from Sion, Geneva or Lausanne. The Valais and Canton Vaud alone boast some 66 resorts with almost 3000 km of slopes. And […]
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.