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Randonnée - From Barboleuse to Bovonne through Solalex

Barboleuse - Les Ernets - La Poreyre - Solalex - Le Fratchi - Bovonne

A panoramic hike between Barboleuse and Bovonne, via Solalex

Starting from the Place de Barboleuse, walk along the road and past the gondola lift. Keep going for 500 m, then head left up to the Route de l'Alpe des Chaux. Take a right and continue for 50m down to Les Ernets car park and then up to La Poreyre.
From the little hamlet of green-roofed chalets, you can admire one of the most beautiful views of the Argentine. Continue along the hillside to Solalex, then walk back down to the Pont de Cergnement. Just before the bridge, head down towards Les Pars and continue along the little road for 1 km. Tale a left up towards Le Fratchi, then keep going to the hamlet of Bovonne, where your efforts will be rewarded by a spectacular panoramic view.

Return to Gryon and Barboleuse via Les Pars.

Practical information

A few pointers:
- Stay on the marked paths
- Make sure you know your route and the weather conditions
- Respect flora and fauna
- Take your rubbish home with you
- Respect private property
- Close all gates behind you
- Keep dogs on leads

Technical data

Start point
9.6 km
Difference in height
981 Metres


From 1 mai 2019 to 31 oct. 2019

Along your way

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Gryon Tourist Office

Gryon Tourist Office


Gryon Tourist Office here to welcome, guide, advise and assist you during your stay.

Refuge de Solalex

Refuge de Solalex


The Refuge of Solalex is located in the heart of a charming mountain pasture just a few miles from the villages of Gryon and Villars. It offers terroir dishes in a typical mountain setting with a cordial atmosphere and a fireplace.

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