Côté Valais: Holidays in the Swiss mountains.

Winter 2011

Active holidays in the heart of Swiss Alps.

Skiing, doing various activities and tasting raclette :
AUTHENTIC Winter*, four exciting days in beautiful Swiss alpine landscapes.

(* Offer available from January 1st to April 1st, 2010.)

Day 1

Transfer.
Dog sledge.
Raclette evening.

You will be picked up at your arrival and guided to your hotel.

You will have some time to settle down at the hotel.


In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to ride a dog sledge and spend time with the famous Saint-Bernard dogs.

You will also visit a Swiss Heritage wind mill.

walk with St-Bernard dogs

Courtesy of the Barry Foundation, © Iris Kürschner, www.powerpress.ch


After the afternoon trip you will be taken back to the hotel for a drink and the raclette evening. The raclette will be prepared with local cheese.

typical Valais meal

Day 2

Snow shoes.
Hot springs.
Tasting local wines.

After breakfast you will be accompanied for a walk in the snow. Lunchtime will be organised in a mountain hut.

Swiss mountain panorama in Valais

© M. Maret

In the afternoon you will be able to relax in the hot springs and Saillon spa. Then you can chill out further at your hotel.

In the evening you will be offered a wine tasting experience followed by a typical Valais dinner.

You wil be driven back to your hotel in Martigny for the night.

Day 3

Skiing, Gianadda Art Museum and gastronomic dinner


Ski

Swiss ski instructorski in Switzerland

Photos: © M. Perraudin

After breakfast you will be taken to a renowned ski resort where an instructor from the Swiss ski and snowboard school will be waiting for you.


Visiting the Gianadda Foundation

At the end of the day, after having chilled out at your hotel, you will have a chance to visit the Gianadda Foundation, well-known for exhibiting major artits on a regular basis.

Cow head at the Giannada Foundation Museum (Martigny, Switzerland)
Source: Gianadda Foundation, copyleft
The Gianadda Foundation in Martigny
Source: Gianadda Foundation, copyleft

Surrounded by a park with sculptures and built around an ancient temple, Gianadda's building also accomodates an archeological museum and a collection of very old automotives.


Gastronomic dinner with an amazing view

In the evening, you will be treated to a gastronomic dinner with an amazing view on the Rhone valley.

gastronomic restaurant room

© Mr Vallotton


Night at your hotel.

Day 4

Farewell

After breakfast you can leave at your own convenience.

Côté Valais, Martigny (Switzerland) - Phone +41 (0)27 722 30 88 - Fax. +41 (0)27 722 40 88 web site: imedia