Very nice path starting from the last village in the Valais before the Italian border.
This very pretty trail, starting from the last Valais village before the Italian border, crosses the River Dranse and follows it through the forest at the bottom of the valley. Make the most of this walk to discover the old village of Bourg-St-Pierre and its thousand-year-old bell tower!
Best period to go there
The village of Bourg-St-Pierre is historically rich. Don’t hesitate to visit it thanks to the CREPA guide on sale in public establishments.
From Bourg-St-Pierre, take the path that goes down towards the west towards the Dranse.
Cross the river towards the Tsaveresse bridge.
At this point, observe the transit sign, turn off onto the path going up slightly to the left.
Follow this path back towards the village through the forest. At the end of the forest, take the left path that leads to the bridge. Cross and go up towards the village.
Exit the motorway at Martigny.
Follow the direction Grand-Saint-Bernard to Bourg-St Pierre and leave the main road to reach the village centre.
Free parking spaces in front of the townhouse
Take the train to Orsières and then the bus to Bourg-St Pierre.
Consult timetables on www.cff.ch