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.
If you fancy an alfresco feast whilst exploring the Valais area, why not pick up a picnic from Sion tourist office? From the 15th May to the 15th September 2018, picnics can be provided to the public (with 24 hours notice). The picnic basket/bag consists of local produce from the Val D’Hérens and includes a […]