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 […]
Recovery and Treatment, Movie-nights for patients, Wine with lunch and Lasting friendships. In March 2018, twenty-four-year-old Emma Rietbergen was hit by a motorbike while out on a morning jog in the Philippines. After spending three weeks in a hospital in the Philippines, she was then brought back to Switzerland for medical care. She spent four […]
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.
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 […]