The canton of Valais is a bilingual (French and German) canton in southwestern Switzerland. Valais borders France to the west and Italy to the south. To the south is the impressive mountain range of the Alps with some 50 peaks over 4,000 metres, among which are famous mountains such as the Matterhorn (4,478 metres) and Monte Rosa (4,638 metres), at the northwest end of the canton is Lake Geneva. The towns of Valais have interesting Christmas markets, among the most beautiful those that take place in the towns of Sion and Martigny.
Here is a selection of the most beautiful Christmas markets in the region.
GREAT CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN THE CANTON OF VALAIS
SMALL CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN THE CANTON OF VALAIS
Fiesch-Eggishorn Christmas Market
Gommer Adventsmarkt. In addition to various Christmas paraphernalia, the market offers fine seasonal and local specialties as well as entertainment for young and old.
Grimentz Christmas Market
Large Christmas market (Féeries de Noël à Grimentz) in the streets of the old village (Vieux Village). Stands, gift ideas and representatives from many countries. Entertainment on the weekend.
Naters Christmas Market
Naters Christmas Market (Natischer Adventsmärt). This Christmas market usually takes place on the first weekend of Advent in the charming old village of Naters. The lights on the houses and the festively decorated Adventsmärt make visiting this market pleasant.
Simplon Dorf Christmas Market
Simplon Dorf Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt Winterzauber Simplon Dorf). Christmas market with 30 stalls with handicrafts of all kinds.
Christmas market in Venthône
Craft Christmas market in Venthône.