The bisses

Perfect walks for all abilities, the bisses are, historically, irrigation channels with a very gentle slope that allowed water to be transported from the mountain streams at the base of the valley to the villages on the surrounding hillsides to water their crops.

1shuttle bus


98kmof walking trails

Walks along the water's edge

Hike Bisse du Milieu - Bisse de Vex

A beautiful walk along the water's edge in the heart of the Val de Nendaz

Hike Bisse Vieux - Bisse de Vex

A beautiful walk along the water's edge on two charming bisses in the Val de Nendaz

Hike Bisse de Vex - Les Fontanets - Bisse de Salins

A pleasant diversified walk along "bisses", through forests and past dry meadows

Hike Bisse de Salins - Clèbes - Bisse de Vex

A beautiful way to discover the bisses and villages of the region

Hike Bisse de Vex Veysonnaz - Planchouet

Incredible family hike along the water's edge

Hike Bisse de Vex : Veysonnaz-Mayens de Sion

Family walk in a quiet and peaceful setting

Hike Bisse de Salins - Bisse de Baar

A loop following two "bisses" (irrigation channels) that lead you through the apricot orchards

Hike Bisse de Salins - Bisse de Vex

A hike along two bisses offering stunning views over the Val de Nendaz

The bisses shuttle bus

Take the shuttle bus from Veysonnaz to Nendaz to visit two different bisses in one walk. The outward leg is by bus and the return leg is on foot.

  • from May to October
  • CHF 12.- adult | CHF 9.- child | CHF 5.- dog
  • booking obligatory

Treasure hunt

A fun way to explore the bisse and find out what the next clue is? The treasure hunt boxes set up along the bisse de Vex between Planchouet and Veysonnaz add some exciting fun to your family walk.


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Bisses Delights

Gourmet walk along the bisses. Bus journey to the starting point, easy hike to discover the region through the bisses and, on the way, three-course meal featuring local specialities.

The Bisses and their history

Bisse de Vex

The gem of the region's bisses

Bisse de Salins

An impressive bisse dating back to the Middle Ages

Bisse Vieux

An ancient irrigation channel between Haute-Nendaz et Planchouet

Bisse du Milieu

In summer as well in winter, a very pleasant walk surrounded by nature along an ancient irrigation channel leading you from Haute-Nendaz to Planchouet

Bisse de Chervé

The highest bisses in Nendaz to explore in an incredible alpine setting

Bisse de Saxon

The longest bisse in the Valais with its 32 kilometres long footpath

Bisse de Baar

A beautiful bisse passing through dry prairies and apricot orchards

Bisse d'en Bas

A cool and shady walk in a wild natural setting

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