Suspension bridge Gorges de la Vièze

Location: Under – Valais, city of Monthey

Total length: about 6 km

Walking time: about 2 hours

+/- 284 meters

Altitude: between 465 and 656 meters

National hiking map 1: 50’000: 272 St Maurice

Best period: from april to october

Difficulty : T2

Bridge length and height: 90 meters / 60 meters

From the center of Monthey (place de l’Hôtel de ville), go up rue des Granges towards Vièze and then rue Reconfière to follow the indications to Gorges and the Vièze suspension bridge. Go along the river going up to the suspension bridge. After crossing the suspension bridge, continue along the Vièze uphill until the route joins the main road. From there, join Monthey by making a loop and passing through the village of Choex.

Practical information
Throughout the hike there are many works of art to discover. After crossing the suspension bridge, the route crosses a beautiful deciduous forest where you can organize your picnic.

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