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
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)
The different edifices adjacent to the
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