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Diamonds in the Sky

Excursions & guided tours

Come and witness the sunset at the summit of Tracouet at 2'200 metres above sea level, followed by an astronomy workshop and a traditional meal from the Valais.

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Friday19:00 - 22:45
Friday19:00 - 22:45
Friday19:00 - 22:45

The sky is ablaze with colour as the last rays of the sun disappear. Come and experience a magical and pleasant moment at the top of the Tracouet gondola at 2200 metres above sea level, as the sun sets.

An aperitif is offered on arrival, followed by an introduction to astronomy. Then enjoy a traditional all-you-can-eat raclette, accompanied by a plateau of dried meats and cheese from the Valais, followed by a stargazing workshop, before returning to Haute-Nendaz via the gondola.

These evenings are organized in collaboration with the Planetarium of Sion and the François-Xavier Bagnoud Observatory.

  • Fee-based parking
  • Booking required
  • Accessible by public transport
  • On-site catering
  • WC
  • Playground
  • Credit/debit card accepted
  • Wifi


Individual price
Adult69.- CHF
Youth59.- CHF
Child (7-14 years old)39.- CHF
Child < 7 years old19.- CHF

Useful information


19:00 meeting place at the Tracouet gondola departure station
19:15 welcome drink and short introduction to astronomy
20:00 all-you-can-eat raclette accompanied by wine from the Varone cellar (drinks not included)
21:15 sunset
21:45 stargazing workshop
22:45 return via the gondola

* Bookings required at NV remontées mécaniques. You can book online by clicking on the button at the top of this page.
* Annual 4 Vallées pass holders benefit from a CHF 10.- voucher valid on all beverage on the night of the event.
* The price includes the round trip via the gondola, welcome drink, the meal consisting of a plateau of dried meats and cheese from the Valais, all-you-can-eat raclette and a sorbet, introduction to astronomy and the stargazing workshop.

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