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The Moiry dam

Grimentz - With its expanded range of activities (walks, climbing, via ferrata), its restaurant and its striking surroundings, the whole of the region of Moiry has become a leading destination of the Val d’Anniviers.

The imposing Moiry dam, 148 metres high, dominates the end of the Vallon de Moiry. As you take the 8 km road linking it with Grimentz you are struck by the visual spectacle of this huge concrete structure. But once on top of the dam, you discover a stunning panorama and a varied range of activities and sights, including :

Guided tours inside the dam

Days/times :

From Mid-June to End-September

Visits can be arranged every Tuesday at 14:00 (on request)

Meeting point :

In front of the restaurant at the dam

Duration of visit :

Between 1 and 1½ hours

Bookings :

Up to 16:00 on the previous day - +41(0)27 476 17 00

Prices :

Adults: CHF 9.-

Children: CHF 7.- 

Please note :

  • From June to October, visits are free with the Pass Anniviers Liberté
  • Wear warm clothing
  • Group tours (in French or German) available on request



The Moiry dam and surrounding area are only accessible in summer, when the weather conditions allow the road to be kept open. However, it is possible to get there on foot once the good weather returns after the snow has melted.

All the technical information relating to the Moiry dam, the power plants at Mottec and Vissoie and the La Gougra hydroelectric plant can be found on the website www.gougra.ch


Information and registration
Anniviers Tourisme - Grimentz Office
+41(0)27 476 17 00