Cultural in Sion

Combats de Reines

Serious stuff in Val d’Hérens, the tributary valley to the south of Sion, Combats de Reines (Kuhkämpfe in German) are organised to decide which beast is most suited to lead the herd to summer pastures. Contests take…
Music in Sion

Festival de Sion

This three-week-long international music festival stages some extraordinary classical concerts (piano, violin), a violin competition, and an accompanying fringe Festival Off with free concerts.
Light Show in Sion

Sion en Lumière

In summer the ancient walls of Château de Valère blaze with colour and light during a dramatic sound-and-light show.