Sierre - Salgesch - 'The Wine Path'Walk 8106
Canton - Valais / Wallis - Val d'Anniviers
Author - Sierre-Anniviers Tourisme
Length - 7.0 km / 4.4 miles
Ascent - nominal or unknown
Descent - nominal or unknown
Time - 2.50 hours
Grade - easy/moderate
The wine path is a discovery path linking Sierre and Salgesch. Open all year round. It is possible to arrange for a guided visits to vineyards and the wine museum for groups of 10 or more.
Start - Sierre End - Salgesch
The path has the benefit of informative, explanatory panels, which provide background information on viticulture and associated topics. The path runs alongside wine growing areas, goes through the vineyards and the Raspille gorges.
Other points of interest include the Valais Wine and Vineyard Museum (Musée valaisan de la vigne et du vin) at the Château de Villa in Sierre. This museum is devoted to the cultural aspects of wine. Zumofen's house in Salglesch is devoted to wine and the work of the wine makers including the soil, the vines, the methods of growing grapes and the tools used for viticulture.
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