Sion’s Castles, Wallis

The fortifications on top of the hill at Sion in canton Wallis are distinctive and easily recognizable. On the left, Chateau Valère (actually a small walled citadel, the core of which dates back to Roman times and which is named for the mother of a Roman city prefect) and on the right, Chateau Tourbillon, dating from the 13th century. Read more.

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