Valais offers almost endless possibilities for hiking in the mountains, with routes and trails to suit every ability. Considerable differences in altitude, narrow ridges, imposing gorges, historic cols: no matter which route you choose, the panoramic views are sure to take your breath away. What better way to escape than at the heart of this Alpine paradise? With a little luck, you might be accompanied along the way by the discreet presence of ibex or deer – or even a golden eagle. Succumb to all the charm of a mountain hike in the land of four-thousanders.
Val de Bagnes Tour
On this tour you will experience an extraordinary variety of alpine landscapes, with the majestic mountains of Combins, Vélan and Mont-Blanc in the background. You will enjoy the Mauvoisin dam, an imposing monument to the glory of human genius. A majestic panorama awaits you, either at the summit of Attelas, or Mont Brûlé. You’ll go through many alpine passes including the Col des Otanes, the high point of your hike at 2,846 metres. The rich wildlife in the Haut Val de Bagnes with the Mont Pleureur federal reserve and the Mauvoisin marmot reserve, the second biggest natural reserve in Switzerland, is also exceptional.
Duration of hike: 4-6 days