The Via Farinetta leads you through the wild and mysterious Salentze Gorge, where the thermal water of the Saillon Thermal Baths comes from. The trail shows you the cultural and natural wealth of Saillon and Leytron.
difficult, DDifficulty: difficult
D Vertical, sometimes overhanging terrain, mostly very exposed. Safety elements may be far apart. A sure foot, a good head for heights, excellent physical condition and a great deal of strength in arms and legs necessary. Via ferrata equipment obligatory. Not suitable for beginners or children
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It's the first Via Ferrata that connects the Rhone Valley with the surrounding mountains. The trail takes about 2-3 hours for climbing the 330m of altitude difference. It starts with an easy and family-friendly part (K3-K4/C). The second part ist more airy and physical and graded K4/C. The third, most difficult part (K5/D) demands advanced skills.