For the visit of the fortress, we shall be accompanied by a old serviceman who will speak to us about this place filled with history and who served during the World War II as defense of the axe of Simplon. The region of Valais is stuffed with forts intended to block the advance of the invader in case of attack. It was the plan of the " national cubbyhole "
I make an appointment with you at the station in St-Maurice at 2 pm. 1. Visit of the fortress We shall walk during 10 minutes up to the fortress where we can start the visit of this place hidden and closed to the public. Cut in the stone and hidden under the mountain, the fortress allowed to check the access to Simplon. 2. Aperitif in the village After having visited the entrails of the mountain, we shall go to have an apéritif at my home to make discover you the wine of the region.And I shall also speak to you about the region