Thursday, September 15, 2022

The Grande Dixence, the highest dam in the world (2'365m)!


14h30   Departure for the Grande Dixence dam
  Arrival at the base of the dam

Possible activities

  •   Guided visit of the inner of the dam (duration of the visit: 45 minutes)
  •   Walk on the dam's crown (via a funicular ride to the top of the dam, or by free walk)
  •   Alpin Line (tyrolienne) (CHF 22.- per person, not included in the registration fee)
  Departure from the dam and return to Sion
  Restaurant "Les Iles" (route des Berges 1, Sion) for the Symposium dinner
  Symposium dinner
  Apero and official ceremony followed by the dinner
  Return from the restaurant "Les Iles"
  Buses will drop off participants at the main hotels (Ibis, Moxy, Rhône) and at the campus

Nota bene

  • The program may be subject to changes in timing!
  • The excursion and symposium dinner are included in the registration fee.
  • Given the altitude, warm clothes and good shoes are highly recommended.

Additional information