The Gatehouses Tour

Guided tour of our vineyards

4 courses, 9 wines and a guided tour

CHF 129.00 / adult
CHF 40.00 / child

A guided stroll through our Valais vineyards, where every step takes you into the history and passion of wine. Accompanied by an expert guide, discover the secrets of viticulture and taste our wines, from grape to bottle.

Between tastings, treat yourself to carefully selected local dishes. An unforgettable experience at the heart of tradition and authenticity.

Thursday to Sunday
Departure ~ 10:30 a.m.
~ 5 to 7h
You are more than 20 people

Available 7/7 with a personalized program

This activity is only available for groups of 10 or more from April to October.


Passionate guides will accompany you along the entire route, distilling many stories and anecdotes from our wine heritage.

An enriching experience that will take you through our heroic vineyard and its famous sentry boxes where you’ll taste our wines and local dishes.

Welcome to Les Celliers de Sion by your guide, followed by a bus ride to the top of our vineyard. Travelling tastings of 9 wines and 4 gourmet stops where you’ll enjoy Valais platters, raclettes, entrecôte steak and a surprise dessert on your return to Les Celliers.

Route details

After the welcome at Celliers de Sion, you’ll be taken by bus to the foot of Prélêt. You’ll then walk from gatehouse to gatehouse, with the prospect of culinary delights.

The 6 km route takes you through some of our finest vineyard plots. Enjoy magnificent views of the Rhone plain and surrounding mountains.

The degree of difficulty is T2. It is important to be equipped with good shoes because the vineyards are steep. The paths are therefore not suitable for people with reduced mobility or baby carriages.

Les Celliers de Sion

Book the Tour des Guérites

The Tour des Guérites is only available from 10 people.

If you would like to make a reservation or find out more about the Tour des Guérites, please send us your request. You can also contact us by telephone on 027 205 65 23.

Tour des Guérites

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For bookings within 24 hours, please contact us by telephone on 027 205 65 25.

Frequently asked questions

Are children welcome?

Yes. You can book the Tour des Guérites for CHF 40 per child, including the same menu and fruit juice.

Keep in mind that the paths are steep and that you need to be careful to ensure their safety.

Please note that the paths are not suitable for baby carriages.

Are dogs allowed?

Yes, dogs are allowed and we provide them with a water bowl.

What happens in bad weather?

You have the option of rescheduling or cancelling the activity depending on weather conditions, at the latest the day before the activity.

In the event of bad weather, we reserve the right to close our booths and cancel our outdoor activities. You will, of course, be personally informed should this happen.

What to pack in your backpack

Our vineyards are very sunny, so don’t forget to bring a cap or hat and sun cream.

Are there toilets on the course?

Only at the following locations: Celliers de Sion, Clos du Château, Cube Varone and guérite Brûlefer.

How long does the Tour des Guérites take?

The walk takes about 2 hours.

Add to that time to enjoy the view, listen to your guide’s explanations and taste the wines and meals on offer at each stop. Total duration is around 6h30-7h.

If there are less than 10 of us, can we still enjoy this activity?

Yes, but you have to pay for 10.

In this case, we suggest you opt for the gourmet walk. This offer is for groups of less than 10 people.

Can I take advantage of this offer in another language?

To guarantee the availability of an English or German-speaking guide, please request one in good time so that we can provide this service.

Is the 6 km walk steep?

Yes, but in the downhill direction. You won’t climb more than 40 metres.

In short: 5% uphill, 5% flat and 90% downhill.

Discounts on wine orders in the Valais

Combine and enjoy

10% off your wine order

Each time you take part in one of our wine tourism activities, you'll be entitled to a 10% discount on your wine order on the day of your visit.

Age verification

Please confirm that you are of legal drinking age in your country.