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Gorges du Durnand

Gorges du Durnand

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    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 one kilometer you follow the wooden footbridge along the vertical wall of stone, through tunnels, over stairs and galleries, and are almost overwhelmed by the forces of nature when the water shoots over 14 steps in the valley of the Dranse.

    Opening hours: May 1 to October 31, 9am to 6pm
    Admission: adults 8 CHF, children (6 to 15 years) 5 CHF

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    • February 5, 2016

  • The section of the roof on the first section is now bypassed by two suspension bridges on the opposite rock.

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    • October 21, 2019

  • A gorge certainly worth seeing. In particular, the wooden walkways and stairs on the rock are impressive. You walk the gorge from bottom to top. Turning back doesn't make much sense because it's quite narrow. In other words, you go up once and then leave the gorge to hike down again via a forest path. Everyone has to decide for themselves whether it's worth 9 CHF...

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    • September 10, 2022

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    0.96 mi
    1.5 mph
    400 ft
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Location: Bovernier, Martigny, Valais, Switzerland


  • Distance0.79 mi
  • Uphill400 ft
  • Downhill300 ft

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