Welcome to St. Jodern!

Welcome to St. Jodern! The St. Jodern Educational and Seminar House, located in the heart of the Upper Valais, welcomes you.

The Bildungshaus St. Jodern is a place of meeting, conversation, further education, pause and refueling. Use our infrastructure for your business or leisure stay in Visp and stay in one of our 37 single or double rooms. For families and groups we have four multi-bed rooms with shared bathroom. Far away from the busy town, the Bildungshaus is an oasis in the green, which can be reached by local bus or on foot. For organizers of events, celebrations or seminars we have three conference rooms, a meeting room, a large garden and a competent kitchen team in our repertoire. A short overview of our hotel & gastronomy you will find here.

Committed to our Christian identity, we offer a selection of our own courses every six months. Read about our course offerings, it would be our pleasure to welcome you to an event.

We look forward to your visit and wish you all the best!

St. Jodern Educational and Seminar House
St. Jodernstrasse 17
CH-3930 Visp
Tel. +41 (0)27 946 74 74
Fax +41 (0)27 946 33 05


The St. Jodern Educational and Seminar House serves the diocese of Sitten and its parishes and supports them in pastoral and pastoral matters. In addition, the house is open to all who are in search of meaning and orientation and are interested in spiritual, ideological and religious topics.

Educational Offer

Our courses are committed to the Christian message. We provide access to church traditions and to new forms of spirituality. Our educational offer in the fields of theology, psychology, ethics and culture is open to all people. In particular, the house offers training and further education for employees in church service. We work closely with the diocesan specialist offices. All our courses are held in German.


We are happy to accommodate guests, even if they have no direct connection to religion and church. We are committed to ecological, social and economic aspects. We create a welcoming atmosphere. Employees meet each other, residents and guests, with openness, respect and goodwill.

Lived Faith

St. Jodern is a place of encounter and lived faith. We respect and promote the individuality of each person. The special atmosphere of the St. Jodern Educational and Seminar House lives from people who contribute their ideas and prayers through their help in the company.