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Hike Thyon - Veysonnaz

Summer hikes

This hike shows you the route that our cattle take every year in spring and autumn through the mid and high-mountain pastures.




1h 30m

Variation in altitude


Level of difficulty


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The departure of this hike is at the arrival station of the Veysonnaz gondola in Thyon. You first pass the Combyre mountain pasture, where the cows graze every year at the beginning and end of the summer season. The descent continues through the flower-filled mountain meadows and then through the mid-mountain pastures of Veysonnaz to the resort.

At the beginning of summer, you can enjoy the sweet-smelling meadows in full bloom, and in mid-July, the hay-making season begins. The mid-mountain pastures are thus very well cared for year after year.

This itinerary can also be done in the opposite direction, where it becomes more challenging.

Useful information

Access by Veysonnaz gondola
Walking time and distance given for the downside journey only.

On the way

Veysonnaz Gondola

Ski lifts


Towns & villages

Restaurant Le Mont-Rouge Veysonnaz


Restaurant La Combyre


Restaurant La Remointze