12th - 13th centuryWalser emigration 16th - 18th centuryForeign service 1819First emigration to Brazil 1851Emigration to Algeria 1856First decree restricting emigration 1857Foundation of San Jeronimo Norte 1871Register of emigrants 1880Emigration to the United States and Canada 1883Emigration to Chile 1955Swiss catholic missionary exposition
Staatsarchiv Wallis – Mediathek Wallis – Walliser Kantonsmuseen
The emigrants from the Valais all over the globe
Discover the interactive map of the emigrants from the Valais.Read more
Virtual exhibitions on the emigration
Thanks to these virtual exhibitions, you will discover key moments of the emigration from the Valais.Read more
The plateform dedicated to emigration in Valais
Welcome to the Valais Emigration Platform. Whether you are a specialist on emigration, an emigrant from the Valais interested in finding out about your ancestry, a fan of genealogical research, or simply curious, this platform is for you. It is devoted to the complex phenomenon of emigration out of the Valais and into the world, and will provide elements to understand the history of this emigration, information to help answer your questions, or tips on how best to orient your research efforts...