This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Sierre. To help you make friends with Sierre before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Get intoxicated with more than just wine in the wine capital of Switzerland -- Sierre, Switzerland, with its charming meadows, friendly people, and of course ... wine! Sierre lies in the bosom of Valais in Switzerland and is known as Switzerland’s largest wine-producing city. To make your stay here comfortable and pleasant, avail yourself of the many hostels in Sierre, Switzerland. Book early to save on accommodation so that you can spend a little more on enjoying other activities.
It hosts a wine museum that presents the history of making wine in the region. Plan your visit during wine events such as “Vinea -- the Swiss Wine Fair” or “Marche des Cépages” to try out the best wines here. Sierre, Switzerland, is rightly “the Sunshine Town” since it has around three hundred sunny days per year. Make the most of this pleasant weather by exploring the walking trails in Nature Park Pfyn-Finges. Try all the walks ranging from easy to difficult and enjoy stunning views while testing your stamina at the same time. The Bhutan Bridge is a thrilling highlight of the park, with a suspension bridge across a gorge.
If you like the adrenaline rush of extreme winter sports, you must try climbing on a cascade of ice at Val d’Anniviers, which is twenty kilometers away from Sierre. This short ice-climbing season begins in early winter and goes on until late February, and is something you just can’t miss. Sierre is also surrounded by several little villages that offer their own various attractions.
This city is centrally located in the heart of Valais, and so it has a good transport network. You can find many hostels in Sierre, Switzerland, within a short distance from the railway station, but the airport is quite far from the city. Make sure you stay at a comfortable Sierre, Switzerland hostel that’s located close to the sites you plan to visit.
Written by local enthusiast for Sierre hostelsAaron Barboza