Spring walks

Short walks in the resort :

Bellevue or de la Corniche pushchair trail

Between forest paths and tarmac roads, this walk is suitable for all the family. Discover the resort of Ovronnaz and the Mayens de Chamoson. A second path for pushchairs exists in Ovronnaz and crosses the Grande Corniche forest and near the Salentze.


Duration: Bellevue: 2h10 Corniche: 1h30
Distance: Bellevue: 7.70km Corniche: 6.30km
Difference in altitude: Bellevue: +297m/-297m
Corniche: +226m / -226m
Start/finish point: Tourist Office

More information on the Bellevue trail
More information on the Corniche trail

Lucky-Luke in the resort

A fun walk in the form of a treasure hunt for all the family. Immerse yourself in the world of the famous cowboy. Booklet available from the Tourist Office (CHF 2).

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes without a break
Distance: 6.40km
Difference in altitude: + 228m /- 228m
Start/finish point: Tourist Office

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Petite Corniche and Patiers

For lovers of almost flat trails, this forest walk is for you. Don't hesitate to start from the Tourbillon canopy if you want to shorten your route.

Duration: 1h30 return
Distance: 5.00km
Difference in altitude: + 66m /- 66m
Start/finish: Car park P1 / events

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Tour de la Corniche

This walk is a few kilometres longer than the previous ones, but is still accessible to all the family. Discover the whole resort as you walk through the forest and along the banks of the Salentse.

Duration: 2h30
Distance: 8.90 km
Difference in altitude: + 277m / -280m
Start/finish point: Tourist Office

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The classics

The Chou loop

Discover the hamlets of Chou and Tenèvre below the resort of Ovronnaz. This route takes you along the banks of the Salentze and through the forest around the resort.

Duration: 2h20
Distance: 6.10km
Difference in altitude: + 265m / - 265m
Start/finish point: Tourist Office

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Ascent to Loutze

Take one of the paths up to Loutze. The view from the refreshment room is extraordinary. There's nothing like it to recharge your batteries. Please note that the refreshment bar is closed until mid-May.

Duration: 1h15 ascent / 45 min descent
Distance: 5.10km
Difference in altitude: + 331m / - 331m
Start/finish point: Tourbillon car park

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Tour de l'Ardève

Explore the Bellevue path, a veritable balcony offering views over the Ardève before setting off on your assault on the mountain. The somewhat vertiginous path is equipped with a handrail to make it easier to cross a rocky bar. An alternative route via the Mayens de Chamoson and the forest path is also possible.

Duration: 3h20 (variant: 2h45)
Distance: 10.5km (variant: 9km)
Difference in altitude: + 580m / - 580m (variant: +460m / - 460m)
Start/finish point: Tourist Office (variant: Mayen de Chamoson)

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The footbridge at Farinet

Follow the Salentse from Ovronnaz to reach the footbridge at Farinet and then the vineyards and medieval village of Saillon. We recommend that you take the post bus back up (please note the timetable). For the more courageous, it is possible to return to the resort on foot. There are several variations on this walk, depending on the time you have available and your level of hiking ability. Further information is available from the Tourist Office.

Duration: Ovronnaz - Saillon 2h15 (return: 2h50)
Distance: 7.5km (return: 7.50 km)
Difference in altitude: - 860m (return: +860)
Start/finish: Office du tourisme - Saillon (return: Saillon - Office du tourisme)

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For trail enthusiasts :

Trail de l'Ardève

From Ovronnaz to Leytron, via the Mayens de Chamoson, the Trail de l'Ardève is a real challenge. The reward is a breathtaking 360-degree view from the top of the Ardève at 1400m.

Duration: 6h10
Distance: 17.1km
Vertical drop: + 1168m/ - 1168m
Start/finish point: Tourist Office

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