From Vineyard to Summit
The “Cep à la Cime” trail takes hikers through vineyards and woods and alongside watercourses as it invites them to discover the terroir of Chamoson, the largest wine-producing community in Switzerland. Starting from the station at Chamoson/St-Pierre de Clages, the path unveils the fascinating story of the natural forces and people that have shaped this magnificent landscape. The walk starts off through the vineyards in the direction of Saint-Pierre-de-Clages, the book town, with its 11th-century Romanesque church.On that 11km hike heading off towards the towering cliffs of the Haut-de-Cry, enjoy a wine tasting of the wine grape Johannisberg Chamoson is famous for, before joining the vineyard trail, which brings you back to the station having gained a new understanding of the Valais terroir.
Tasting of 3 wines at Caveau de Chamoson (Wed from 5 pm, Wed-Sat from 10:30 am, Sun 10:30 am -3 pm), Cave Ardévine (Wed-Sat 4-8 pm) or Cave Petite Vertu (Mon – Fri until 6 pm, Saturday morning on appointment). Easy 4h hike between 420m and 780m in altitude.