75th CONVENTION 2008

Sion, Switzerland, Hotel des Vignes


Saturday, June 21:
Travel to Sion, Lunch at Hotel des Vignes
Afternoon: General assembly and scientific presentations
Afternoon: Partner’s programme (Museum Martigny)
Evening: Cocktails and dinner

Sunday, June 22:
Geological excursion to Zermatt and Gornergrat (3000 m).
Penninic pile of nappes documenting the transition Europe – Africa,
large-scale geological panorama and detailed study of outcrops.
Lunch at Riffelberg.
Walk to the Gorner glacier, explanations on the recent glacial development.
Return to Hotels in Sion
Wine tasting and dinner at Château de Villa, Sierre

Monday, June 23:
Geological excursion to Val d’Anniviers, Penninic nappes, explanations of the panorama and examination of outcrops along the Lac de Moiry.
Lunch at Lac de Moiry
Return to the Hotels in Sion


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