Valais is one of the most beautiful skiing regions of the Alps. The canton of Valais including parts of the regions of the Bernese Alps and Pennine Alps lies in the southwest of Switzerland and provides top conditions for winter sport enthusiasts. In total, there are over 2400 kilometers (1491 mi) of slopes. In addition, you will find here the ski resorts with the highest altitude in all of Switzerland, for example 4 Vallées or Saas-Fee. The breathtaking panoramic views among multiple four thousand meter peaks will turn this vacation into a special experience. Absolute highlights are Crans Montana, Champéry providing one of the steepest slopes in the world and the Aletsch Arena at the largest glacier of the Alps.
Vacation in Valais also includes culinary pampering. The traditional cuisine features all kinds of delicious treats. The Valais without a good Swiss raclette is unimaginable. In addition, you should definitely try some of the dried meat specialties as well as full-bodied Valais wine.