Browsing the "Valais Alps" Tag

The Valaisan Alps (also known as the Pennines Alps) remain a hiking area par excellence. These extend from the Great St Bernard Pass to the Gotthard and extend over both sides, Swiss in the north (Valais) and Italian (Valle d’Aosta, Piedmont). The Valais Alps peak at Pointe Dufour at 4,634 m. Among the most popular places are Zermatt and its incredible views of the Matterhorn (4,478 m), but also the village of Randa with its suspension bridge inaugurated in July 2017. Whether you are a hiker or a simple visitor, you will not remain insensitive to the charm of this massif.

Col du Pigne via Cabane de Moiry

31 July 2018 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located in the Val d’Anniviers in the heart of the Valais, under the imposing Pigne de la Lé, the Col du Pigne is the subject of a hike that will surely remain in the memory of the walker in search of breathtaking landscapes. The route starts at the Moiry Dam at 2250 m above the village of Grimentz

Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge

20 August 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge (or Charles Kuonen Hängebrücke in German) is located in Randa in the Valais Alps and is a must-see on the Europaweg trail from Grächen to Zermatt. The bridge is 494 meters long and weighs 58 tons and is the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the

Col du Grand-Saint-Bernard and Lacs de Fenêtre

30 September 2007 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The journey begins in Switzerland, in the canton of Valais, at the Col and Hospice du Grand-Saint-Bernard for a very nice outing. The altitude of the starting point (2469 m) and the highest point of the hike (2775 m) offer magnificent panoramas on the

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