Summer adventure in Valais mountain landscape
Photo: David Carlier, Valais/Wallis Promotion
Challenge in Valais
An extensive network of hiking trails runs through the Swiss canton of Valais. A total of 8000 kilometres of paths are marked. Discover our selection of the most exciting and challenging hikes, the most beautiful huts, the most spectacular gorges or our tips for trail running. A summer full of discoveries in the Valais, always with a magnificent view of the majestic four-thousand-meter peaks.
Our tour recommendations
Discover our Top 10 of the most exciting and challenging hikes!
Multistage tours in Valais
In order to experience nature and the varied landscape in the Valais intensively, a hiking tour for several days is recommended. Numerous tours are offered: Matterhorn Tour, Monte Rosa Tour, Tour des Combins, Grands Barrages Tour, Mont Blanc Tour or St. Bernhard Tour.
on multi-day tours, the mountain huts are the first stop for refreshments and overnight stays. In the Valais mountain huts you can relax in the middle of nature and recover with regional dishes. The huts are situated between 1475 and 3507 metres above sea level and are extremely varied – from rustic to extremely modern.
Discover now our Top 10 of the most beautiful mountain huts!
From rustic to modern. This is how the mountain huts in Valais present themselves. At an altitude between 1475 and 3507 metres, hikers and mountaineers will find a great variety of places to stop for ...
Discover the mountain landscape of Valais!
Valais is home to some of the most impressive gorges, caves and grottos in the Alps. Whether over suspension bridges, in tunnels or on boats, exploring the dark grottos and deep gorges is absolutely spectacular.
A touch of mysticism enchants this unique wonder world, which nature created over millions of years ago. Not only the gorges and grottos themselves, but also the stories of their discovery and development are spectacular. They have always had an incredible fascination for people.
Trail running in Valais
The region Valais offers quite a lot of marked alpine trails. A blessing for the trail runners who only have to follow the markings in order to take advantage of the excellent conditions in the terrain.