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There are plenty of places to see and visit around Orsières. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Orsières is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around Orsières

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    Lac Blanc

    Hiking Highlight

    Very beautiful and much sought-after lake. The last stretch is very steep, but when you arrive at the lake you are happy that you made it. A lot of people …

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    Lacs des Cheserys

    Hiking Highlight

    A great place to picnic

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    Berghütte La Peule

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The hut La Peule is located at about 2120 meters altitude,
    directly on the well-known Mount Blanc Trail (TMB)
    Here on the spot, the last opportunity to drink something,
    to …

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    Refuge du Col de Balme

    Hiking Highlight

    The Col de Balme refuge is a very nice refuge with a splendid view of Mont-Blanc and the Chamonix valley. You can eat there (traditional soups, local dishes and homemade …

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    Champex-Lac

    Hiking Highlight

    It is a lively Swiss village with a beautiful mountain lake. There you will find several cafes, bakeries, ice cream parlors, campsites and guest houses. Ideal village to access several hikes.

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    Rifugio Walter Bonatti

    Hiking Highlight

    This is a perfect spot for a short break on the TMB. Home cooking, very warm atmosphere. There is a superb view of Mont-Blanc and its chain of summits.

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    Gîte alpage de la Peule

    Hiking Highlight

    It is a super nice lodging, where you can taste delicious dishes and cheeses made on site. The owners have 65 dairy cows and make their own tomme, raclette cheese, …

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    Rifugio Elena

    Hiking Highlight

    The Elena refuge is a nice stopover refuge on the TMB at an altitude of 2,062 m, perfect for a short break before tackling the ascent of the Grand Col …

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    Grand Saint-Bernard

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Great St. Bernhard (Pass) "Until the Middle Ages"
    Until the Middle Ages
    Despite the great height, the pass has been walked since the early Iron Age, as is shown by …

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    The Grand Col Ferret marks the border between Italy and Switzerland. This is the highest point of the TMB! The view is splendid.

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    Trientschlucht

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Here, the Trento tribe has dug into the Mont Blanc massif over millennia. Today, at the bottom of the 200-meter-deep gorge, you can follow the course of the turquoise-blue waters …

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    Albert 1er

    Hiking Highlight

    The Refuge Albert 1er is an alpine refuge in the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc section of the Club Alpin Français. It consists of a wooden hut from 1930, which is now used as …

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    Here the dog breed St. Bernard was bred as rescue dogs for the search for avalanche victims and made known worldwide, above all, by Barry, who is said to have saved the lives of over 40 people.

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    Vue du glacier

    Hiking Highlight

    The Glacier d’Argentière has its origin in the northwest flank of Mont Dolents and runs almost ten kilometers to the northwest towards Argentière. It is enclosed on both sides by …

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    Col de la Croix du Coeur

    Bike Touring Highlight

    With views of the Dent de Nendaz, Mont Gond and Mont Gelé, you can climb hairpin bends to the Col de la Croix de Coeur. The last climb is on …

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    Gorges du Durnand

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Entering the boardwalks of the Gorges du Durnand (or "Durnand Gorge"), you are in another world. A wild world of imposing cliffs and a powerful stream of wild torrent. For …

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    Col de Forclaz

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    Rather unknown rise from Martigny, which most probably more likely to connect with the Great St. Bernard. The Forclaz can have a respectable height difference of 1032 meters in altitude …

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    Col des Montets (1461m)

    Hiking Highlight

    In the heart of the Aiguilles Rouges national park, this pass, accessible by footpath or by road, houses a museum with an exhibition devoted to the protected flora and fauna …

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    Montenvers

    Hiking Highlight

    Here there is a hotel, a train station and a cable car. Excursion destination with a magnificent view of the glacier.

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    Châtaigneraie de Fully

    Hiking Highlight

    The municipality of Fully maintains one of the last public chestnut groves (châtaigneraie) in the Valais, 17 hectares with about 1000 trees. The planting of chestnuts started around 1200, they …

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