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Lovely hike and restaurant at the end

Really great hike. Only takes an hour or so from start to finish. It's signposted from the town... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
adele_lr
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London, United Kingdom
Galeries Défago

Very nice path. Easy and the view is just amazing ! I recommand this path for beginner, familiy... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Xavier P
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Switzerland
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“the cliff” (2 reviews)
“an hour” (2 reviews)
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Le Grand Paradis, Champery, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great hike. Only takes an hour or so from start to finish. It's signposted from the town, but the signs are quite small. I was worried I would freeze with the heights but I was absolutely fine. However, my partner, who is usually fine...More

Thank adele_lr
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Very nice path. Easy and the view is just amazing ! I recommand this path for beginner, familiy, intermediate and expert.

Thank Xavier P
Reviewed 10 August 2017

OK, so some reviewer said that this walk was fine for those with a fear of heights! So I got to stare at the cliff-face, feeling dizzy for 500 metres while everyone was admiring the view. It's a dead drop and real scary.

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The best way to find the start is to use the GPS directions from Noam's review in 2014- Route des Rives 11 1874 Champéry. Swiss 2 of our party are not confident of heights, but after reading several of the other reviews decided to give...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We did this hike from Champery and we loved it. Our children are 9 & 6 and they were able to hike without any issues, you see this mentioned as easy in all the guide but I would rate it as medium. The total distance...More

Thank Aashrith
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This hike goes around the mountain 'wall' and has lovely views over Champery. You can walk from the centre of Champery and it took us 1.5 hours from the centre of town to get to the 'top'. There is a pub/restaurant at the end once...More

Thank kkkkate_21
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Great views but don't go there if you have a fear of heights. Great Cantine (des Rives) at the end of the galeries for some drinks and a bite to eat.

Thank Howitser
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a gallery that has been cut into the cliff on a natural strata. We went with friends , one of whom was very scared of heights but in fact had no problem with the walk. Nice restaurant for a beer at the end...More

Thank Dragendanger
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Finding the start is not the easiest! Signposts are small and brown. No entry fee. Parts of it can be steep and stepping over stones and roots could be difficult for some. The views over Champery and the Val d'Illiez are stunning.

Thank Janine M
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Breathtaking views of the beautiful village and the surrounding mountains. Close enough of the railway station to be done without your own car.

Thank Ferran S
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