Valais, a natural source of inspiration

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28th Apr, 2017
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Find inspiration, hold successful meetings and create unique incentives for your team right in the midst of the Alps. Outside the conference and seminar facilities, adventurers and foodies alike can relax and unwind.

Valais is surrounded by 45 four-thousand-metre peaks, far from the hustle and bustle of the city and yet easily accessible. Sion, the capital of Valais, is close to the international airports of Geneva-Cointrin and Zurich-Kloten and can be reached in under two and three hours respectively. Choose from a range of modern locations and different activities:

  • Aletsch Arena: Book a guided glacier walk on the Aletsch Glacier, the largest ice flow in the Alps and a UNESCO world heritage site.
  • Crans-Montana: At the exclusive Hotel Chetzeron at 2,112 metres, you enjoy views of the most beautiful Alpine peaks, from the Matterhorn to Mont-Blanc.
  • Leukerbad: Hotel Le Bristol is an excellent venue for combining seminars with wellness. The in-house thermal spa with its indoor and outdoor pools is an invitation to relax.
  • Martigny: Explore the diversity of Valais wines, the wine terraces and the cultural heritage on the wine-themed hiking tour on foot or by bike.
  • Pays du St-Bernard: For the Montagne Alternative concept hotel, former barns, some centuries old, were converted and restored as stylish accommodation, nestled in fabulous natural surroundings.
  • Portes du Soleil: Canyoning involves following a river or mountain stream by walking, sliding, jumping or even abseiling. Overcome your fears and take the plunge!
  • Verbier: The via ferrata is a real adrenaline rush. This adventure forges a strong bond between participants as they carefully navigate the ravine with the help of cables, rungs and suspension bridges.
  • Visp: Take a mountain-bike tour from Visp to Zermatt and enjoy active recreation in beautiful mountain scenery. E-bikes are also available for hire.
  • Zermatt: In the seminar room at 3,883 metres you are a stone’s throw from the world-famous Matterhorn. If you want to set your sights even higher, you can scale the summit with a mountain guide.

Organise meetings, seminars and incentives at the heart of the Alps, in Valais.

https://www.valais.ch/en/services/congresses-seminars

Valais / Wallis Promotion
Rue Pré-Fleuri 6
Case postale 1469
1951 Sion
+41 27 327 35 90
meeting@valais.ch
www.valais.ch/mice

Myriam Winnepenninckx
Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau (SCIB)
Phone +32 2 345 83 57

scib.belux@switzerland.com

www.MySwitzerland.com/meetings

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