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Calm, impressive and atmospheric

While the ancient organ looks as though it was manufactured only a few years ago, the remainder of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GvKl
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London
Weekend dal 22 al 24 giugno 2018

In a beautiful location where you can enjoy a beautiful view of sion and its valley. the museum is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sabrrota
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Pietra Ligure, Italy
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rue des Chateaux 14, Sion 1950, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While the ancient organ looks as though it was manufactured only a few years ago, the remainder of the church is a small, quiet, and quietly impressive edifice. Look out for the slab tomb of Bishop Guillaume VI, the fresco martyrdom of St Sebastian, and...More

Thank GvKl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In a beautiful location where you can enjoy a beautiful view of sion and its valley. the museum is very interesting and the church is undergoing restoration. nice walk from the center of Sion to the fortress.

Thank sabrrota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Together with Château de Tourbillon this church / fortress are THE landmarks of Sion. Very long history, overlooking Sion and Rhone valley. Don't miss out on this unique landmark

Thank Micy01
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

The museum traces the history of Valais from prehistoric times through to the present with well set out rooms and succinct information on each era. We felt that the entry price was a bargain at 4 CHF for each adult over a certain age. The...More

1  Thank GailVSmith
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Another great surviving example of a 300 year old structure it is well preserved. Make sure you check the times because parts of it are only open at certain times and dates.

1  Thank dd83686
Reviewed August 16, 2017

As every year, in the summer every Saturday afternoon, there is a concert with this old organ. The organ is in the minor basilica of Valère. Each concert is different with musician coming from around the world to interpret various pieces of musics, mainly pieces...More

Thank thegreenwizard
Reviewed August 16, 2017

A trip back in time! - to read about the ancient history and architecture of this building. Also, excellent views up to (without another climb) of Chateau de Tourbillon and of the valley and surrounding mountains, overlooking Sion town The 11 century Basilica is worth...More

1  Thank Shipwrecked49
Reviewed July 6, 2017

It's a stiff climb to the top of the high knoll where the Château de Valère is perched, but when you look over the stunning view of the Rhone Valley and its surrounding mountains, it will have been worth every step. Of course, you have...More

Thank OneWayVancouver
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

We went up there with the stroller. But not to easy - you have to carry it up to the stairs. Better leave it down and take the baby with you. On the top, nice view, also to the airport and the starting planes. Inside...More

Thank Fabio T
Reviewed May 30, 2017

So many different vantage points to photograph this attraction in the middle of town. I recommend exploring all of them.

Thank Richard-Julie_K
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