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Pine cone path

Themed trails

Discover the different biotopes of Nendaz and Isérables throughout this itinerary of a thousand facets. Follow the bisse de Saxon and encounter different landscapes such as the rock field of Dzèrjonne, the Pra da Dzeu clearing, the Gouille d'Ouché marsh, the mid-mountain pastures of Nendaz without forgetting the chapel at Rairettes.




3h 25m

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This educational walk of about 3h30 and intended for good walkers allows you to discover some truly exceptional sites! The first signpost for the 'sentier des pives' (Pine Cone Path) can be found at the Déserteur bus stop, a few hundred metres uphill from Nendaz Tourisme. First, follow the Route de Clèves. Continue following the signposts. When you reach the pond at Sofleu, take the legendary bisse de Saxon. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the surrounding countryside. Numerous panoramic view points await you along the way. Then, a change of scenery with the rock field of Dzèrjonne, where you can make your way to the beautiful Pra da Dzeu clearing with its calm and peaceful setting. Enjoy observing the marshland of the gouille d'Ouché and mid mountain pastures of Nendaz as well as the charming little mountain chapel at Rairettes before returning to the resort.

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Pra Da Dzeu

Natural site

Bisse de Saxon

Natural site

Rairettes Chapel

Architecture & monuments