A hiking trail to discover Valdôtain wilderness in the shade of Mount Cervino, with two nights of rest in the Alpine refuges of Chamois and Valtournenche.
Are you ready to view the Cervino Valley through different eyes? Come along on the Cervino Valley Refuge Tour and find the best trails the Grand Blanchen has to offer!
(Chamois-Crétaz: about 2 hours, 563 meters, D-)
(Valtournenche-Cignana Dam: about 2 hours 15 minutes, 670 meters, D+)
(Cignana Dam-Valtournenche: about 1 hour 30 minutes, 670 meters, D-)
(Valtournenche-Cheneil: about 1 hour 50 minutes, 615 meters, D+)
(Cheneil-Chamois: about 2 hours, 265 meters, D-)
On the tour’s first day you will be welcomed by the EXPLORE CERVINO Team and board the panoramic cableway connecting Antey-Saint-André to Chamois, the “Pearl of the Alps”, renowned for being the sole Comune of the Italian mainland not reachable by car. Following your arrival in Chamois you will be a mere 15-minute walk away from the Ermitage Alpine refuge, where you’ll spend the night.
The second day will be dedicated to a walk along the area’s stunning panoramic trails, overlooked by the majestic Mount Cervino. After a tour of the ancient village of Crétaz, a borough of Valtournenche, you will board the “Altavia n°1” to reach the Cignana Dam and the Rifugio Barmasse.
On the third day you will head back to Valtournenche through the borough of Promindoz, and proceed to the fascinating sights of the Cheneil basin before making your way back to Chamois.