Binntal - Scenic & side valleys
A short ascent to reach a little corner of paradise! Precious stones, stonemasons and the sunshine for which the Binntal valley is famous will add a whole new dimension to your tour.
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Once you’ve crossed the Rhone, which at this point is no more than a small, wild river, you’re faced with a steep but short climb! The wonderful village of Ernen has a mix of wooden houses turned dark brown by the sun and immaculately white façades. No doubt expecting to go on climbing, you’ll be surprised to find yourself on an almost flat stretch of road that winds its way among spruce and larch. In autumn, these same larch show themselves in their most enchanting golden colours for your delectation. You then bypass the avalanche gallery that is accessible to motor traffic by taking a quiet route over a dirt track. A few kilometres further on you’ll see the valley open out before you as you arrive in Binn. The tiny village of Fäld has two hospitable inns waiting to give you a warm welcome.