Valais
Sion
Recommended
Sion The Essential
Recommended
Sion is in an impressive spot in the central Valais plain. The sight of the two rocky spurs of Vlaère (Rhone side) and Tourbillon (mountain side) topped with bishops' fortresses, can only recall France's Le Puy region with its (needles(. Founded in the 4C, the Sion bishropric had considerable political and religious influence in the Middle Ages.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Sion
Church of Our Lady of Valere
Church of Our Lady of Valere
Built on Valère hill, surrounded by a
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Valais Museum of History (Musée d'Histoire du Valais / Geschichtsmuseum)
Valais Museum of History (Musée d'Histoire du Valais / Geschichtsmuseum)
Formerly the governor's residence, this
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