Closer than you think
Valais offers you a diverse range of excursions right at your doorstep. For those who occasionally feel the call of the city, the rest of Switzerland and its neighbouring countries are just a short journey away thanks to Valais’s central location. The excellent public transport networks mean you can visit museums in Zurich, attend concerts in Geneva, or go on shopping trips to Milan at any time.



From Valais


approximate travel time

to Bern

1    hour

to Zurich

2    hours

to Geneva

2.5 hours

to Milan

2    hours

to the Mediterranean

<4  hours

In the far distance

If you’re travelling further afield on holiday or for a business trip, there are several airports to choose from: Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Milan airports are all roughly two hours from Valais.

With Sion Airport (SIR), Valais has its own airport and in just under one and a half hours you can reach Bern Airport (BRN). Those looking for seasonal flights to holiday regions can find information there.

Arrival by plane /