Facts in brief:
Located on the Rhône River; became an episcopal see in 580; King Rudolf III of Burgundy made the bishop a count of the Valais in 999; site of the pilgrimage church of St. Catherine.
Courtesy of Getty Thesaurus of Geographic NamesTM
( TGN )
Copyright © 2000
The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.
You are visitor no.