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46° 12' 9.5256" N, 6° 55' 36.768" E

Valais(Wallis)lies in the South-West of Switzerland, stretching for 150 km along the narrow ribbon of the Rhône Valley between Lake Geneva and the Rhône Glacier. The wide range of holiday destinations in Valais reflects the diversity of its landscape, of its flora and fauna and of its culture. The repertoire is endless and includes fashionable sports resorts, a water paradise for children, courses to make golfers' dreams come true, oases of well-being and a Mecca for winter hikers.Despite global warming and milder winters Valais remains a region that is able to guarantee snow cover. The majority of the winter resorts are situated at over 1500 metres altitude and 9 ski regions lie at over 3000 metres.

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