Beautiful trail going around Champex, its chalets and lake.
With this trail, you will better understand why Champex-Lac is nicknamed the “Little Swiss Canada”.
Best period to go there
Check the trail opening on https://saint-bernard.ch/fr/remontees-mecaniques
You can drink and eat at the Hotel du Belvédère with its beautiful setting and panoramic view of the Combins massif.
The trail starts near the Belvedere Hotel (park your car on the Forts square). Take the trail in front of the Belvedere Hotel on the path «Emile Lovey.» It passes over the station and then down to the ski facilities, continues towards the lake to the garage, then back to the starting point.
Exit the motorway at Martigny.
Follow the direction Grand-Saint-Bernard then leave the main road at Orsières and follow Champex-Lac.
It is also possible to leave the main road at Bovernier and go through Les Valettes but the road is narrower and winding.
Free parking by the lake
Take the train to Orsières and then the bus to Champex-lac.
Consult timetables on www.cff.ch