Walking through the vineyards of Visperterminen (Valais)


The new route of the Heidaweg in Visperterminen is synonymous with exceptional hike through the highest vineyard in Switzerland! The trail is dotted with 40 panels providing detailed information on Visperterminen, its culture and its vineyards. The first part of the hike leads you to the old town of Visp in Bächji. You can take the opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking view over the vineyards. From Bächji you will reach Oberstalden. Do not hesitate to make a small detour to Unterstalden to visit the St-Jodern cellars and taste wine.



  • Location: 1 hour by train from Bern or 1 hour 30 minutes by train from Lausanne
  • Start: Visp train station
  • Distance: 6 km
  • Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Difference in levels: 403 meters upwards and 49 meters downwards
  • Difficulty: medium walk
  • End: Oberstalden (bus 524 for Visp)


Points of interest

  • Unterstalden (Bächji bus stop): Visperterminen vineyards (highest in Switzerland)
  • Visperterminen: Heidadorf (village of the Heida grape)


Wine tasting places


Renowned wineries




Hotels and B&B


*The list is not exhaustive