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Private Guided Tour to Mount Matterhorn Area and Mount Gornergrat from Zermatt
"Begin your tour by meeting your guide at your hotel and make your way into Zermatt. Your tour guide will lead you by walk through the car-free village passing typical local houses the main street of Zermatt with its shops the local cemetery and the memorial of all alpine climbers of mount Matterhorn.Listen to the story of the first ascent of mount Matterhorn and enjoy the view to the summit from the village. After a coffee break your tour guide will lead you to the train station where you board the cogwheel railway to mount Gornergrat. During the ride of 35 minutes you'll climb up to 10
From CHF305.00
 
"Private Day Tour of Gruyère
"Private Day Tour of Gruyère Switzerland""You will be picked up from your hotel at 9am with your private van or minivan.Stroll in the charming medieval village of Gruyère with castle and ramparts. Learn more about the cheese production and for the chocolate lovers visit the chocolate factory and enjoy the chocolate tasting!Optional : Visit the castle of Gruyères Adult 10.- CHF supplementVisit the Gigger Museum Adult 10.- CHF  supplementVisit the Tibet Museum Adult 10.- CHF  suppl""Our mission is to delight your senses in a unique journey and leave an unforgettable memory for life of Gruyère.
From CHF1,190.00
 
Paragliding Tandem Flight over the Alps in Chamonix
"Meet your professional pilot either in the morning or in the afternoon in Chamonix. Then board the minivan that will take you to the cable car (ticket not included) which will lift you up to 2100m/3900ft where the takeoff spot is located. (for discovery flight: Brevent Plan Praz or Plan de l'Aiguille).You will have a very short walk (around 5 minutes) to reach the takeoff place. Once arrived your pilot instructor will prepare the paragliding equipment and set up your harness. Just before takeoff he will give you a short briefing including important information regarding safety for takeoff and flight. Now it is time to fly...  Ready ? One ... Two .... Three ... Go go go!Run few meters and you will be in the air for a 20 to 30 min ride over the Chamonix valley. Observe the Alps mountain range and its most famous summit: the Mont Blanc.While in the air
From EUR100.00

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WALL DECORATIONS and CHIP CARVING

TAKE NOTICE: This tip is about SIERRE a village very close to SION, so a perfect place to spend some hours and easy to reach by train....
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SWISS FLAGS

It is always a pleasure to see streets and buildings traditionally festooned with Swiss flags and banners. Flags are flown also from private houses and commercial buildings as a display of...
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Local beer: Bière Valaisanne

A local beer brand in the Canton of Valais is the or Bière Valaisanne (French name) or Walliser Bier (German name). The brewery was founded in 1865 in Sion. In 1972 it was acquired by the...
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Official currency: Swiss Francs

Although Switzerland is situated in the centre of Europe it is not a member of the European Union nor does it have the Euro as currency.The official currency in Switzerland is the Swiss Franc (CHF)....
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Local Football Team: FC SION

Proud to be Valaisan...The Red and White team (official colors of FC Sion and Valais by the way) was founded in 1909. The first match was held at the Planta Square against Aigle (Vaud) and the local...
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Avenue Grand Champsec 21, Sion, Valais, 1950, Switzerland
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Veysonnaz Sur Sion, Sion, Valais, 1993, Switzerland
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Rue du Scex 38, Sion, 1950, Switzerland
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Rue du Scex 10, Sion, Valais, CH-1950, Switzerland
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29 pl. du Midi, Sion, Valais, CH-1950, Switzerland
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Ave. Du Midi 6, Sion, 1950, Switzerland
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Things to Do Near Sion

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Château de Chillon

I must say this was the highlight of our trip to Switzerland. Located about 2 miles south of Montreux on Lake Geneva. The castle is jaw dropping in beauty. The views are spectacular. Once inside one...
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Sunnegga Paradise

Sunnegga Paradise is located at 2288 metres above sea level. It is known as the "sunny corner" of Zermatt and is a popular destination for families. Getting there is easy and quick. From the base...
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Gornergrat

The Gornergrat bahn cog track , takes you from Zermatt to the top of Gornergrat mountain opposite the Matterhorn. The fare is 86 chf return, the Swiss travel pass gives you it at half price. You...
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Matterhorn

The Matterhorn is the most distinctive and dramatic peak in the Swiss Alps,it straddles the Swiss -Italian border The Matterhorn is 4478 m high and can be seen from some parts of Zermatt village....
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Klein Matterhorn

Whilst hiking above Sunnegga we took many photos, some good, others better. However these 2 shown below show how cold and rugged the snowfields can be. With my large Canon lens I could not pick up any...
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Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

The best thing to do on a visit to Zermatt is to get up into the mountains, and the ultimate place to do this is at the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. At 3,883 metres above sea level, this is the...
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"Welcome to Sion - capital of Canton du Valais"
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"Sion - The heart of the Rhone Valley"
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"SION, A SWISS GEM IN THE HEART OF THE ALPS."
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"A Medieval and Modern City: Sion"
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"Sion in the Rain"
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