On the heights in Ovronnaz, La Seya (2182 m) hides a precious treasure.

A splendid subalpine flora of more than 200 varieties blossom there. Some of them are particularly rare and protected in Switzerland for example :

  • Narcissus-flowered anemone
  • White geranium
  • Alp gentian
  • Swiss androsace
  • Ascending lousewort
  • Elderberry orchid
  • Alp Pasque flower

The new botanical trail “Mille Fleurs” proposes you to observe, identify and protect these species from June to October.

5 didactic books as well as 20 question and answer posts and 40 flower plates are at disponal for curious people.

Ease of access with Ovronnaz-Jorasse chairlift

  • 1:50  Jorasse – La Seya (short route)
  • 3:10  Tour of La Seya through Grand Garde (complete route)

Map of the botanical trail

leaflet with the flowers is available for free at the tourist office, the chairlift ticket office and at the thermal center.

Find more information in the brochure or on Facebook.

Download a QR Code app and Adobe Acrobat.

Wear good hiking shoes.

Do not forget your binoculars and camera.

Chien en laisse

La Seya offers a unique panorama from « la Croix à Camille» (cross) too. You will see Valais from the Rhône valley to the highest alpine summits.

Thirty-five «4000» have been counted and go along with Grand Chavalard, Petit Muveran and Haut-de-Cry.

Many thanks to Marie-Jo Maillard for her voluntary work!