Valais, a paradise for sports lovers, foodies, families and heritage enthusiasts
300 days of sunshine per year, majestic peaks over 4000 meters high, a pristine wilderness and a heritage with plenty of flavour: the Valais region will delight sport lovers, foodies and families alike. Foodies will undoubtedly make wonderful gastronomical and wine discoveries. They will have the opportunity to taste delicious traditional meals such as the famous raclette, along with a tasty Valais wine. Heritage enthusiasts will experience unusual events such as the cow fights, a popular tradition in the canton of Valais.
Sports lovers will discover a playground that lives up to their challenges and expectations. Riders will find many perfectly marked cycling routes, spectacular pass roads, 1600km of adapted itineraries and adventurous paths ideal for cycling or mountain biking. Is there a better place to host the 2020 Road World Championships? Heritage and modernity coexist against the alpine backdrop, hence creating an intense experience that will reward every athlete’s efforts. Renowned for its warmth and hospitality, the Valais region is the ideal spot for a festive stage and there is little doubt that the party will continue long after the race!
On foot or by bicycle, with friends and family or alone, don’t miss out on the opportunity to discover the canton of Valais and to extend your stay in our region. You will make lifelong memories that will stay engraved on your heart. Welcome to Valais ! Discover the road cycling offers in Valais. A special offer has been developed especially for the 2020 UCI Road World Championships : Cycling along the roads of the 2020 UCI Road World Championships