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Visp

Visp (French Viège) is the capital of the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Its population is around 7,000. The two valleys are Mattertal and Saastal. It borders with Brig-Gils. The majority of the population is German-speaking. With its 24 authentic Valais mountain villages perched on the mountain slopes and nestling [...]

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Saas-Fee

Saas-Fee is the main village in the Saastal or the Saas Valley and is a municipality in the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. The villages in its neighborhood are Saas-Almagell, Saas-Grund and Saas-Balen. Its location close to the glaciers of the Dom and the Allalinhorn provides winter sport opportunities throughout [...]

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Brig

The lovely old town with its stately houses, cosy inns and hotels will tempt you to linger awhile. Lively Bahnhofstrasse is great for shopping, and the Stockalper Palace in Brig is one of the most important baroque palaces in Switzerland. The history of Brig is closely linked with the Simplon Pass, one of the most [...]

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