Valais: How to get there

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It's easy to get to the Valais and its historic capital Sion from the UK by road, rail or air. The region is about a two-hour drive south of Geneva, making it an ideal fly-drive destination. If , however, you fancy going by rail and seeing a bit of the countryside on the way, you can take the Eurostar to Paris and then take the TGV on to Geneva. From here the train will take you past the shores of Lake Geneva up the Rhône valley to Sion, affording you the most stunning views and changing landscapes. And, of course, trains are a highly efficient and reliable way to travel in Switzerland.

It's easy to get to the Valais and its historic capital Sion from the UK by road, rail or air. The region is about a two-hour drive south of Geneva, making it an ideal fly-drive destination. If , however, you fancy going by rail and seeing a bit of the countryside on the way, you can take the Eurostar to Paris and then take the TGV on to Geneva. From here the train will take you past the shores of Lake Geneva up the Rhône valley to Sion, affording you the most stunning views and changing landscapes. And, of course, trains are a highly efficient and reliable way to travel in Switzerland.

If you want to get there and you don't have time to spare, SWISS operates a schedule flight from London Heathrow to Geneva airport throughout the summer. There are eight daily flights from Monday to Friday, five flights on Saturday and six on Sunday, from £151.

SWISS also operates a service from Manchester and from London City airports.

For more details contact Swiss on 0845 607 3000

Further information

Valais Tourism, rue Pré-Fleuri 6, 1951 Sion

Tel +41 (0)27 327 35 70, fax. +41 (0)27 327 35 71

info@valaistourism.ch, www.wallis.ch

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