Another enchanting village in Switzerland that will put a spell on you is Grimentz. Located in the canton of Valais, the beautiful village is a must-visit village for travel enthusiasts who fall in love with nature so deeply. Are you looking for a lake or a mountain that will take your breath away? You can find them all in Grimentz. So, without further ado, here are the best things to do in Grimentz:
1. Go inside the Moiry Dam
First, just look at the picture of the Moiry Dam…isn’t the dam spectacular? What if we said that you can go inside the spectacular dam? Will you blow the chance? Going inside the Moiry Dam is one of the highly recommended activities to do when you are in Grimentz. You can go inside the dam during summer time, which is between mid June to the end of September, and only when the weather allows. The time you are going to spend inside the dam is approximately one hour. Don’t forget to wear something warm if you decide to go inside the dam. In addition to a tour, if you are an adrenaline junkie, you can try bungee jumping from the dam from 148 meters (485 feet) of height.
Website: Moiry Dam
2. Enjoy the magnificent view of the Swiss alpine valley, Val d’Anniviers
While in Grimetz, you must not miss catching the charm of the mighty Val d’Anniviers, an extremely beautiful Swiss alpine valley. Set against a gorgeous natural backdrop, Val d’Anniviers is a worth-visiting destination. You will see a range of mountains and valleys surrounded by the village. Summer is the perfect time for travelers to hike and climb the mountain and see how magnificent the view is from the top, while winter is an excellent time for those who love skiing. With a single ski pass you can ski in the three skiing areas of the mountain.
Address: district of Sierre in Valais
Website: Val d’Anniviers (in French)
3. Appreciate the beauty of nature when you see Lac de Moiry
We all have to agree that Switzerland is a really lucky country because every city and village in Switzerland is blessed with incredible nature. Another beauty of nature that Grimentz is proud of is Lac de Moiry, or the Moiry Lake in English. The beauty of this natural lake will leave you speechless and will make you fully appreciate the mother nature. Upon arrival at the mountain lake, you can relax and observe the lake and its surroundings. If you want, you can also refresh your feet in the water of the lake. You can reach the lake on foot.
Lac de Moiry
Address: municipality of Grimentz
Website: Lac de Moiry
4. Make sure you visit the Valais Village and don't miss the Burgher House
Moving on to the next place that you have to visit in Grimentz is the one and only Valais Village. Take a relaxed stroll to this village and pay attention to the sun-blackened wooden houses along the main street, which is quite narrow. Take a closer look at the houses for their uniqueness. The houses of the village are adorned with plenty of red geraniums, adding beauty to the houses. You should not miss the Burgher House at the center of the village, which is the highlight of the Valais Village. In the cellar of the Burgher House, which is from 1550, you can see a white glacier wine aged in the old wood barrels. The Valais Village is probably one of the most charming villages in the whole world.
Address: canton of Valais
Website: Valais Village
5. Visit another popular mountain in Grimentz, Sex de Marinda
Another mountain that is also popular for its beauty in Grimentz in the canton of Valais is the Sex de Marinda Mountain. With the altitude of 2,906 meters (9,534 feet), the mountain is an excellent place for hiking and skiing. You can always find powder on the mountain. If you are not into those sports, you still can admire the gorgeous view of the mountain. You can also rent an accommodation that is located not far from the Sex de Marinda and you will be able to see the mountain all the time during your stay there.
Sex de Marinda
Address: Canton of Valais
6. Have a good eat at Chez Florioz
Last but not least, when you visit a place, you have to taste the food. Your trip will be incomplete without trying the food at all. One of the best restaurants in Grimentz that promises guests a good eat is Chez Florioz. The Chez Florioz is a typical Swiss style restaurant and bar with a really friendly and warm atmosphere. Located at the bottom of the slopes, the restaurant serves excellent dishes, which makes it a really popular place for skiers to relax and recharge their energy after skiing. For beverages, you can choose from a wide collection of drinks. In addition to the mouthwatering dishes, the restaurant also has live music, which is pretty good!
Address: Route des Rahas 20, 3961 Grimentz, Switzerland
Website: Chez Florioz (in French)
The beauty of nature is the best beauty of all
There is nothing more beautiful than the beauty of nature. What do you feel when you have the views of lakes and mountains all around you? You feel happy, there is so much joy in you, and that is the magic of nature. The beauty of nature is the best beauty, and Grimentz can offer you all of this and more. Will you accept the opportunity to experience that best beauty in the world or will you let the opportunity pass by?
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