The Grande-Dixence Dam

Grande Dixence Dam, Wine Tasting, and More

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Visit of Grande Dixence Dam and wine tasting tour in Wallis

Explore the impressive Grande Dixence Dam, the world’s highest gravity dam, which gathers water from 35 Valaisian glaciers in the region surrounding Zermatt and Val d’Hérens. This monumental structure, built between 1951 and 1965, boasts incredible dimensions, with a base thickness of 200 meters, a length of 695 meters, and a height of 285 meters. A guided «sound and light» tour takes you inside the dam, followed by a cable car ride to the top, offering panoramic views of the Valais mountains and the expansive lake.
Afterward, enjoy a wine-tasting experience and a delicious lunch amidst the vineyards of Fully. Take in the tranquil ambiance as you savor the flavors of Wallis wines and
immerse yourself in the region’s winemaking heritage.

Chillon Castle

Visit Chillon Castle, an exceptional heritage monument
situated on a rocky island. With its strategic location and historical significance, the castle has stood since the Bronze Age. Explore the castle’s interiors and admire the diverse collection of furniture, weapons, and armor on display.

Cruise on «LA SUISSE»

To add to your journey, embark on a relaxing cruise aboard «LA SUISSE,» a beautiful Belle Epoque paddle steamboat. Departing from the Chillon pier, the cruise takes you along the scenic Lavaux vineyards, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy the picturesque views of the vine-covered terraces as you glide toward the city of Lausanne. Discover the wonders of engineering, taste the flavors of Wallis, and delve into history as you experience this captivating journey.


Programme / Price per person: CHF 300.-
8.00 am departure Bus Terminal Place Dorcière Gare routière –
Ville de Genève.
Visit of the dam late morning, Wine tasting and lunch in Fully,
afternoon visit of Chillon and cruise to Lausanne, return to Geneva
at approximately 7.30 pm

Price includes : Transportation by private bus, English- speaking
guide and all activities mentioned in the program.
This excursion can be organized at any time, from 2 people on, at
the cost of CHF 1400.- per person