With 300 stands, 40'000 visitors and 10 tons of chestnuts eaten in two days, the “Fête de la Châtaigne” has become, in only a few years, one of the most popular events of the autumn in Valais. It takes place every year, the week-end following the end of the famous Foire du Valais in nearby Martigny.
Foire du Valais is the most important all-round trade fair in Western Switzerland and the autumn event which is not to be missed. It has attracted over 200,000 visitors from all of Switzerland every year for more than 50 years. More information
AOP Valais rye bread, baked by master bakers, ensures that rye will continue to be grown in Valais, conserving the landscape. It creates a very valuable link between farmers, bakers and consumers. AOP Valais rye bread still looks the same today as it did 100 years ago. It is just as tasty and contains a lot of dietary fibre. More information about AOP Valais rye bread
The Raclette du Valais AOP cheese is made out of raw milk and gets its unique taste from the old tradition and know-how of our cheese makers. AOP raclette cheese is made according to the rules of the protected designation of origin label. To taste and to buy without waiting! More information (FR/DE)