Hikes

Hikes

Tour du Grand Chavalard

Get ready for the tour of the Grand Chavalard ! From Jorasse (top of the chairlift) take the direction of the Petit Pré. Then ascend in the direction of the Fénestral pass, from where there is a magnificient view over the Mont Blanc mountain range and the lakes of Fully. After the descent to Sorniot, return through l’Erié on a path with a view overlooking the Rhone Valley. After a challenging hiking day, treat your muscles to a relaxing dip in the bubbling baths of the thermal centre in Ovronnaz.

Information

Starting point: Ovronnaz
Destination: Ovronnaz
How to get there: By car: motorway A9 exit Riddes-Leytron-Chamoson, forward to Leytron-Ovronnaz. By bus and train: train to Martigny or Sion railstation, further by bus to Leytron then to Ovronnaz
Return: By car: Ovronnaz to Riddes, forward on the motorway A9. By bus and train: with the bus to Martigny or Sion railstation, further with the train
Technique/Difficulty: medium
Distance: 15 km
Vertical metres: +1389 m, -1335 m
Total hiking time: 6h
Season: June to October
Restaurants and pubs/Accomodation: Restaurant d’altitude de Jorasse (1940m), Cabane de Fénestral (2453m), Cabane de Sorniot (2064m), Lui d’Août (1959m)