Nature and landscapes
Nature on your doorstep
Endless forests, majestic glaciers and emerald-green mountain lakes. Nature in Valais has a lot to offer. There’s the longest glacier in the Alps, the Aletsch Glacier, and the biggest lake in the Alps, the lake Leman as well as a rare wealth of flora and fauna and 45 spectacular four-thousand-metre peaks, including the unique Matterhorn (4,478m), the Dufourspitze (4,634m), the Dom (4,545m) and the Weisshorn (4,506m). Nature is one of the main reasons why life in Valais feels so good. It offers space for relaxation and adventure as well as providing strength and energy for everyday life.