The Valais is exactly that: a long, narrow, L-shaped valley in the . The main cities in this region are along the river Rhone which cuts through the bottom of the valley, between its source at the Rhone glacier in the east and its temporary destination of in the west.

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is the biggest town in the Saas valley in the canton of .

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is one of the most famous mountain resorts in .

is a German-speaking town in the canton of .

is a protected area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site between the and the in the .


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is a resort town in the eastern part of the canton of near .

is a mountain spa and ski resort in the canton of in .

is the capital of the canton of in .

, officially Brig-Glis, is a city in in .

is a village in the . It is the access point for the nearby villages of Fiescheralp, Fieschertal and Bellwald.

Riederalp and Bettmeralp are two car-free villages in the German speaking part of the canton of in .

is a city in Central . While the city is in the French part of Valais, there is a large German-speaking population and you will encounter many people being fluent in both languages.

is a town in the French-speaking part of .

is a valley near Monthey in the region of .


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