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Thursday, September 15, 2022


The Grande Dixence, the highest dam in the world!


 

14h30   Departure for the Grande Dixence dam
15h00   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)

 

17h30   Departure from the dam and return to Sion
    Buses will drop off participants at the main hotels (Ibis, Moxy, Rhône) and at the campus
19h00   Meeting point at the campus
    The buses will take the participants to the restaurant “Les Iles”, Promenade des Berges 21, Sion
    Transport option: take bus line #BS12 (bus stop in front of the building i19) until bus stop "Les Iles Est"
   >Sion - Les Iles : 19.06 / 19.39 / 20.06 / last bus at 20.39
19h30   Symposium dinner
22h30   Return from the restaurant "Les Iles"
    Buses will drop off participants at the main hotels (Ibis, Moxy, Rhône) and at the campus
    Transport option: take bus line #BS12 (bus stop "Les Iles Est")
   >Les Iles - Sion : 19.18 / 19.49 / last bu20.18


Additional information


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, good shoes will make the walk more pleasant.