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Top Reasons to Go to Valais
The Matterhorn: Shutter-snap this glorious enigma from all angles, be it a luxury hotel room at its base or the sky-high Gornegrat–Monte Rosa Bahn.
Great downhill skiing: In Valais there's a ski resort for everyone, from family-friendly Saas-Fee to tourist-beloved Zermatt to chic Crans-Montana and Verbier.
Cantonal capital: Presided over by the castle of Tourbillon, Sion is a fortified link in the giant web of precipitous passes.
Mineral baths: Known for its natural thermal baths, the year-round destination of Leukerbad lets you dip into Switzerland's healing mineral-rich waters.
Wine route: Bike-friendly Valais offers a verdant landscape with centuries-old vineyards and unique varietals grown nowhere else.Updated: 09-2013
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