Walk on the crest
The top of the dam offers a dazzling 360° view. It can be reached freely on foot (approx. 45 minutes) or by cable car.The crest is the starting point for many walks: the ibex trail, the Prafleuri hut, the Dix hut and the Gentiane hut.
The trail of superlatives
The construction of the Grande Dixence dam presented a technical as well as a human challenge. The “Au coeur de l’histoire de la Grande Dixence” (The history of Grande Dixence up close) exhibition offers insights into one of last…
The AlpinLine, 700 Meters of thrill !
The zip line at Grande Dixence is 700 metres long and runs next to the world’s highest gravity dam, at an altitude of 2400 m. It’s definitely worth a visit. Leap into the void and go skimming along beside this concrete colossus it’s…
Guided tours inside the dam
There are guided ‘sound and light’ tours of the inside the world’s highest gravity dam.
The power plants
The pumping stations (Arolla and Z’Mutt) and the power stations (Fionnay, Nendaz and Bieudron) the Grande Dixence complex are open to the public from Monday to Friday, except on public holidays.