A walk along the Lys river
- Tuesday 04 August 2020
Free of charge for all participants staying in some accommodation facilities affiliated to the tourist consortium.
- Time and place of departure: 10 a.m., Weissmatten car park
- Route description: We start from the car park Bieltschòcke (Weissmatten) and after crossing the bridge, we follow the path on the right side of Torrent Lys (Alta Via n° 1) as far as the fields and vegetable gardens at Woad, known as a “Walser Garten”. There we meet Umberto, who shows us his agricultural products and specialities. Our walk continues then as far as La Stella, where we cross the bridge in order to visit several small villages (Trébeltschhus, Possäg, Egärté and Mettié), before returning to our starting point.
- Further infos: packed lunch to be taken by the participants; children under 4 years old must be carried in the baby carrier.
Discover the Gressoney valley with the Nature Guides who will organize a rich programme of excursions for the summer season 2020. Every Tuesday the hikes will end with a visit to vegetable gardens or mountain pastures with a tasting of local products, a way to get to know the delicacies of the territory.
On Tuesday 4th August, the hikers will discover the plantations and the vegetable gardens of the Walser Garten company in the hamlet of Woald, walking among characteristic and rural villages along the Lys river.
Duration: 4 h total, including the hike and the visit to the gardens
Elevation gain: around 150 m
Difficulty: T – easy, suitable for everyone
Maximum number of participants: 15
Recommended equipment: hiking boots, wind stopper jacket, polar fleece, backpack.
In case of bad weather it will be possible to make up the missed activity within the same week.
Reservation is required by the day before the activity by contacting the organizers at the phone number +39 366 4000505 or +39 0125 355614.
The programme may vary according to the weather conditions.