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Chamonix Ski Resort Day Trip from Geneva with Optional Aiguille du Midi Cable Car Ride
"Make your own way to the prearranged location in central Geneva then hop inside a comfortable coach and set off on a scenic 90-minute drive across the France-Switzerland border. Pass through the stunning Arve Valley before arriving at Chamonix a famous Alpine village that sits in the shadow of Mont Blanc the highest mountain in the European Alps.If you’ve opted for a full-day ski pass strap on your provided boots and skis and venture out onto the slopes. Your pass will be for the Brevént or Grands Montets ski areas both located within the Chamonix Valley. Whether you are a novice or a competent skier
From CHF194.00
 
"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

More Off The Beaten Path in Sion

VISIT MARTIGNY

Martigny, and here we wanted to see the Gorges du Trieges. Well, we thought we found the road, so we headed up a very, windy, Mountain road to the town of Salvan. We continued onto the end of the road...
balhannah
Sep 08, 2011

SION - SAILLON

After the township of Chamoson, our next village of some note, was Saillon. What a surprise this was, for here high above the town, was the 1000year old Bayart tower, a 19-metre-high Keep built by the...
balhannah
Sep 08, 2011

SION -CHAMOSON

On the way to Sion, we travelled via the A9 highway. Heading back to Martigny, we decided to try the back road, passing through Vetroz to Chamoson. The road travelled fairly paralel to the highway,...
balhannah
Sep 08, 2011

BISSE DE CLAVAU

Sion is ringed by vineyards and you can explore this world , wandering through the vines. In particular, there is a path called “BISSE DE CLAVAU” which runs along a 500-year-old aqueduct to irrigate...
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white_smallstar
Jul 13, 2010

Hiking in the Sion region

Sion is located in the Rhône Valley, which is a well known wine growing region. The vineyards along the river Rhône offer many panoramic hiking paths.When we hiked from St. Leonard to Sion, we...
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HORSCHECK
Aug 26, 2008

Daytrip to St. Leonard and the underground lake

The small town of St. Leonard is located about 7 km east of Sion. It has less than 2000 inhabitants and is famous for the largest undergound lake (Lac Souterrain) in Europe.One grey morning we went...
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HORSCHECK
Aug 26, 2008
 
 
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Hike along the Bisses de Clavau

We started the hike along the “bisses” or Suonen in German in St. Léonard. The bisses are small water channels built along the mountains in order to water the hills. On this walk you will find them in...
yumyum
Nov 11, 2007

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Rue du Scex 10, Sion, Valais, CH-1950, Switzerland
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Rue du Scex 38, Sion, 1950, Switzerland
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29 pl. du Midi, Sion, Valais, CH-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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