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Hike Veysonnaz - Sion

Summer hikes

This walk takes you from Veysonnaz to the valley floor, to Sion, the capital of the Valais, passing through the charming village of Salins and its surrounding forest.

Length

7.3km

Duration

2h 10m

Variation in altitude

65m

Level of difficulty

3/5

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The departure of this hike is located in front of Veysonnaz Tourisme. The hike begins along the Bisse de Vex towards the Mayens de Sion before descending into the forest. You cross the Bisse de Salins, pass in front of the Clourot picnic shelter and then reach the village of Salins. The descent to Sion continues through the forest and fields.

It is possible to do the same hike in the opposite direction.

Useful information

The return journey is possible via the postal bus, either from the Pont-du-Rhône stop or directly from the Sion bus station.
Free parking spaces available at 50 metres from Veysonnaz Tourisme, along the route de l'Ours
Walking time and distance given for the downside journey only.

On the way

Bisse de Vex

Natural site

Veysonnaz

Towns & villages

Bisse de Salins

Natural site

The Clourot picnic shelter

Viewpoint

Bisse de Baar

Natural site

Sion

Towns & villages

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