Local Attractions in and around Champex lac

Here you can find lots of things to do during your stay. When the sun shines make sure you visit the world famous Jardin Alpin, take a dip in the outdoor pool, play tennis or take a boat out on the lake. If you prefer something indoors then try exploring the fascinating world War II underground fort carved into the mountainside at Champex. There are lots of other ideas both near and far that we hope will help you make the most of your visit to this beautiful part of Switzerland.

Make the most of your visit to Champex lac

Alpine Garden

Champex (0km)

On the southern sunny slope of Mount Catogne you will find the beautiful Alpine Gardens of Champex. Meandering paths wind between brilliantly coloured rock gardens and lead the visitor over streams and tranquil pools. Ideal for the avid botanist or the casual walker.
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Boats and Pedaloes

Champex (0km)

Enjoy some time boating on the lake at Champex. Choose from a rowing boat or a pedalo. Open from June to September. Ask about special prices for a group.
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The Artillerie Fort

Champex (0km)

Discover a fascinating underground fortress. Built between 1940 and 1943 it was built to protect the two potential penetration roads to the area of Grand Saint-Bernard and Val Ferret. The fortification was used by the Swiss army until 1988. more...

The Trail of the Mushroom

Champex (0km)

This trail between Orsières and Champex, has been set up by the “Cercle Mycologique de l’Entremont” to educate the public about these little understood inhabitants of the forest. Information panels along the route offer information about the various species.  more...

Swimming Pool Complex

Champex (0km)

Enjoy a refreshing swim in the lovley outdoor pool. Play a game of tennis, beach volleyball or table tennis. Let the children enjoy the playpark whilst you sunbathe on the lawn.
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The Ski Lift

Champex (0km)

The ski lift can be enjoyed both in the summer and the winter. The views during the journey are extraordinary and the walks from the top give you access to amazing mountain scenery. A cafe also awaits you at the summit
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The Gorge of Durnand

Bovernier (11km)

Enjoy a spectacular walk through this stunning gorge which has 14 waterfalls carring the raging torrents of water down to the river below. The walk is via an aerial track which overhangs the area. Allow about one hour for your visit.
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The Castle at Martigny

Martigny (25km)

Visit the wonderful Chateau which overlooks the town of Martigny. The castle is a fortress designed entirely for a military purpose. It was built to survey and protect the valley that sits below it.
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St Bernard Dog Museum

Martigny (25km)

The museum is home to an array of artefacts that tell the story of the Great St Bernard Hospice and Pass and the legendary St Bernard Dogs. It is situated adjacent to the Roman amphitheatre in Martigny.
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Zoo and Pool at Marecottes

Marecottes (26km)

An Alpine Zoo located at an altitude 1100 meters, surrounded by forests of fir and larch. See black bears, wolves, lynx, marmots, owls, deer, chamois, ibex, wild boar and other animals. Attached to the zoo, is a wonderful warm swimming pool nestled in the Alpine rocks. more...

 

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