A gastro-sporting adventure for this star-shaped discovery and crossing the Val d’Hérens, snowshoes on your feet! On the program, a walk in nature, a visit to typical villages and a tasting of wines and local products!
A tasting of local wines with a board awaits you at your boutique hotel , à la Sage. The warm and family atmosphere amplifies the charm of this exquisite place with a magnificent view. The icing on the cake: the cuisine is delicious!
On the program, guided tour of the village of the wise , historical patrimony. Then departure on snowshoes towards the village of La Forclaz, and the pasture of Bréonna. A “fondue” stop at the Breonna refreshment bar is a must, unless you prefer to taste the latter in the village! In the evening, a table will be reserved for you in one of the most famous restaurants in the Valley, a 3 ‘walk from your hotel.
9 km loop / elevation gain + – 700m which can be shortened at will / approx. 4 hours of walking
On the program, ascent with the Evolène ski lifts (10 ‘shuttle bus from your hotel), with a loop on the side of the Meina and the Arbey mayens. On the way back you will take the shuttle to Evolène. After a brief guided tour of the village, you will taste the famous raclette with your guide in a typical place!
Your taxi will pick you up from the village, with your luggage, to take you to the heights of Arolla , over 2000m (20 ‘).
7 km loop that can be shortened at will / approx. 3 hours of walking
If you haven’t already, your guide will tell you the story of your hotel classified as Swiss historic , since its construction in 1896. Then you will go on an adventure in a “mountain” atmosphere. A loop will take you to discover the surroundings of Arolla and why not on the tracks of wild fauna? The route ends at the bottom of the valley, in Satarma. Valais dishes & wines will be waiting for you on the route of your loop or at the end of the stage.
The taxi will pick you up there to bring you back to your vehicle, at La Sage (20 ‘).
6 km course / positive elevation + – 250 m / approx. 3 hours of walking
The program can be modified at any time depending on weather and snow conditions, your form and your desires!
This charming hotel enjoys a panoramic location on the sunny hillside of the Val d’Hérens. Neat decoration, cozy atmosphere, succulent table, friendly and professional welcome, you can only appreciate the place.
Built in 1896, the Grand Hotel & Kurhaus welcomes you within its magnificent walls steeped in a century of history, family management, English pioneers, and mountaineering. Located in a unique location, surrounded by a magnificent arolla forest, you will discover a corner of paradise, with a view of Mont-Collon.
The Valais chain of the Alps gloriously delimits the bottom of the Val d’Hérens, revealing its peaks among the most prestigious in Valais! The villages of the valley are peaceful, welcoming, of typical wooden construction. Their inhabitants are proud to have preserved many of their traditions and still speak the patois very often. As you will have understood, the Val d’Hérens invites you for a break, an immersion in nature, far from daily hassles, out of time.
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