TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Europe Sion
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... a tourist destination and the town is
filled with tourists ooooing and aaaaahing and taking pictures of absolutely
everything. Watching tourists from all over the world is an experience all on
its own. Of course the town is dominated by the Matterhorn which towers over a
town filled with chalets, hotels, tourist shops and flowers. The Flowers are
absolutely everywhere and makes ...
... 8220;flows” and left
a band of debris standing which subsequently eroded to leave the formation that
is seen today. One of the most remarkably things about the Pyramids are the
giant rocks balanced precariously on top of the pillars.
From here we planned to walk around the mountain to the town
of Veyzonnaz where we would catch a bus back to Sion, as in a relaxing day. So
off we set, the route proved to be very steep up and very scenic with an
... the Matterhorn. We still had not really "seen" it. The other visitors came and went as the sun began to set and the possibility seemed to fade. There were only two more trains going back down at 7:00 and again at 8:00. There were only 5 of us left when the clouds finally moved away and the setting sun dropped behind the lowest clouds and allowed us to take some of the most spectacular photos of the entire trip so far. I hope you enjoy them as much as we did.
... in the baking sun holding Duck down jackets and sweating in jeans and wool socks. The temp gauge on the post office says 25 degrees C, hoping for some nice icy wind at the top.
The castle is built around the chapel Notre Dame de Valere and houses the world oldest playable organ. We meet the choir at the top and join their guided tour of the church and castle. Ornate carved panels, frescoes three stories high and original wood doors eroded smooth ...
... and cows but we had a new addition.... tunnels. Thankfully I was aware of everything on this climb and we brought head and tail lights. Crossing the tree line the landscape became barren with only rock and snow covered peaks to look at. At the 23km mark I experienced something I have never had happen while riding.... my stomach was audibly growling. I have bonked plenty of times.... this was different. I still had some legs but the beast in the stomach was letting me know I was on ...