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The region - Val d'Herens

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The region - Val d'Herens

Val d’Hérens (Eringer Valley) stretches from the Rhone Valley near Sitten to the foot of Dent Blanche, Dent d'Hérens, Mont Collon and Mont Blanc de Cheilon. Centuries-old villages with their typical dwellings lean against steep slopes.

The gate to Val d'Hérens (Eringer Valley) is formed by the famous earth pyramids of Euseigne, steep stone towers crowned with rock boulders. Past the gate, the cauldron-like, green high-altitude valley comes into view. Framed by a superb peak crown, the mighty Dent Blanche towers over it in all its glittering glory. Val d'Hérens with its charming mountain villages such as Evolène, Les Haudères or Arolla, preserves the old Valaisian traditions. 

The large dam wall of the Grande Dixence, at 285 meters the world’s highest dam wall, is located in the side valley of Val d'Hérémence. It is made up of 6 million cubic meters of concrete. At its base, it is as broad as the Cheops Pyramid and twice as high and voluminous. The dam holds 400 million cubic meters of water, producing 1600 million kilowatt hours of electricity.

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The region - Val d'Herens-44295
The region - Val d'Herens-44295
The region - Val d'Herens-44295
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