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Long-distance hikes in Valais

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Valais. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful long-distance hikes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful long-distance hikes in Valais

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Long Distance Hiking · Chablais Alps
Rund um die Dents-du-Midi
recommended route Difficulty moderate Multistage route
1
52.6 km
24:30 h
5,053 m
5,053 m
Auf den Spuren der Tour des Dents-du-Midi (TDM), der kompletten Umrundung der Dents-du-Midi, um die gesamte Bergkette.
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Long Distance Hiking · Switzerland
Europaweg (2 Tage)
Premium content Difficulty difficult
1
33.7 km
16:00 h
1,335 m
2,015 m
Der Europaweg zwischen Grächen und Zermatt ist einer der spektakulärsten Höhenwege in den Alpen. Für einmal steht nicht das Matterhorn im Fokus sondern das formschöne Weisshorn.
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Long Distance Hiking · Switzerland
Vier-Quellen-Weg (5 Tage)
Premium content Difficulty difficult closed
1
82.8 km
30:00 h
4,119 m
3,880 m
Der 4-Quellen-Weg ist ein mehrtägiges, hochalpines Trekking vom Oberalppass zum Furkapass. Er verläuft auf den Gebieten der Kantone Uri, Graubünden, Tessin und Wallis.
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Long Distance Hiking · Valais
Tour des Dents du Midi (3-4 Tage)
Premium content Difficulty difficult closed
1
48.6 km
21:30 h
2,817 m
2,817 m
Die «Tour des Dents du Midi» ist eine der beliebtesten Mehrtageswanderungen der Schweiz. Sie führt in etwa drei Tagen rund um das Massiv der Dents du Midi, das auch als «Tor zum Wallis» gilt.
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Long Distance Hiking · Bellinzona and Valleys
Alpine Pass Route
Premium content Difficulty difficult closed
603.1 km
230:00 h
32,053 m
32,299 m
The Alpine Path runs from Chur through several Swiss cantons and over a number of passes to St. Gingolph on Lake Geneva.
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Long Distance Hiking · Piedmont
Via Alpina - Blue Trail
Premium content Difficulty difficult
883.2 km
349:35 h
61,406 m
62,780 m
The rugged peaks of the Western Alps, the wild, untouched nature in the Gran Paradiso and Mercantour National Parks and the lonely mountain villages in the Piedmontese Alps make the Blue Trail a highlight for nature lovers.
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Long Distance Hiking · France
Via Francigena
Premium content Difficulty difficult closed
2,107.9 km
560:08 h
22,976 m
22,973 m
The Via Francigena runs from Canterbury Cathedral in the south-east of Great Britain via France and Switzerland to St Peter's Basilica in Rome.
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Long Distance Hiking · Italy
Sentiero Italia
recommended route Difficulty difficult
3
6,057.3 km
2049:10 h
300,000 m
300,000 m
The longest long-distance hiking trail in the world is getting a revival – on the Sentiero Italia, Italy shows itself in all its diversity. With stamina and a lot of wanderlust, you will get to the most beautiful places in the country!
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Long Distance Hiking · Kleinwalsertal
Großer Walserweg (nach Trego)
recommended route Difficulty difficult closed
663.8 km
250:00 h
36,520 m
36,096 m
Ein Fernwanderweg in den Alpen, der in drei Ländern durch wunderschöne Landschaften läuft und reichlich uralte Kultur vermittelt.
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Long Distance Hiking
Via Alpina - Red Trail
Premium content Difficulty difficult
2,563.7 km
970:00 h
175,000 m
175,000 m
Internationally renowned long-distance hiking trail from Italy via Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and France to Monaco.
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Sentiero Italia by Klaus
September 30, 2022 · Community
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Tour Monte Rosa (TMR) Tag 2: Grächen - Europahütte by Alexander
August 10, 2022 · Community
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Tour Monte Rosa (TMR) Tag 4: Zermatt - Theodulhütte by Alexander
August 10, 2022 · Community
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