Discover the educational path for families on the way down from Thyon to Veysonnaz. 10 totem poles representing original and traditional masks from the Valais can be discovered all the way along the track.
Each stage of the path unveils, in a fun and educational manner, different aspects of mountain life : The Hérens cows and the inalpes (moving the cattle up to the mountain pastures), the magnificent summits within the region and stories long told about them, the history of the dams, the wildlife, the mid-mountain grazing and the surrounding legends.
To the Start
: Go up with the Gondola of Veysonnaz. At the arrival, go to the right in front of the terrace of the Mont-Rouge restaurant, then go down through the tunnel and follow the forest road and the green arrows « Sentier des masques ».
: 6.2 km, 820 m difference of altitude, around 2h00 hours walk
(open in July, August, and the weekends of September):
Enjoy your hike !
- « Gouillis d’en Haut » : At the start of the itinerary. Place for fire, table and benches
- « Botza », Bisse de Vex : At the end of the itinerary. Area of fire, roof, tables, benches, playground, fountain with dinking water