The Essential
A former bridgehead and strategic location before the Rhone changed its course in this part of the central Valais region, the old fortified market town of Saillon still has remains of its old ramparts. It is located on a rocky spur, in a very pretty setting. Joseph-Samuel Farient (1845-1880), the (Swiss Robin Hood(, a great-hearted adventurer and counterfeiter, is buried here.

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Michelin's recommendations for Saillon

Road to Farinet
Road to Farinet
The road that leaves the foot of the