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Hike around the Villages

Summer hikes

This pleasant walk, along quiet tarmac roads, allows you to discover some of the many villages and hamlets in the region of Nendaz.

Length

7km

Duration

2h 10m

Variation in altitude

378m

Level of difficulty

3/5

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Departing from Nendaz Tourisme, take the footpath next to the bakery «La Nendette» and then, in the bend of the main road, follow the route de l'Antenne on the left.

At the first junction, walk down the Chemin des Bornes towards the old village of Haute-Nendaz. Take the underpass leading to the school and continue down past the Chapel of Saint-Michel, which dates back to 1499. Continue along the Chemin Vieux towards the village of Sornard, which you reach after crossing the main road a second time.

Follow the Chemin de la Poya. Cross the main road a third and final time and finish your descent in Basse-Nendaz, reaching the parish church, where you can visit the crypt.

Your walk continues up the Chemin de Sonville located on the right a few metres from the village shop. Follow this small road above Basse-Nendaz, then on to Saclentse. This climb will take you about 30 minutes. Pass through this charming village with its flowery balconies. You can take a break at the Sapin Blanc café-restaurant before continuing on your way. Don't miss the chapel, dedicated to Saint Joseph.

Continue along the narrow road until you reach the St. Joseph's picnic shelter, which is located on a hairpin bend. From here you can easily reach the resort by following the tarmac road and the yellow signposts for "Haute-Nendaz".

On the way

The resort of Haute-Nendaz

Towns & villages

Haute-Nendaz Village

Towns & villages

St-Michel Chapel

Architecture & monuments

Basse-Nendaz

Towns & villages

The church of Basse-Nendaz

Architecture & monuments

Saclentse

Towns & villages

The Saclentse Chapel

Architecture & monuments

Restaurant Café du Sapin Blanc

Restaurant

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