Trekking - Gryon - Frenières - Les gorges de l'Avançon - Le Bévieux

Gryon - Frenières - Les gorges de l'Avançon - Le Bévieux

Fantastic easy hike to explore the Avançon Gorges

Starting from the Maison du Terroir, on the way into the village, follow the steep path down, cross the Avançon and climb up to Frenières. Head down the valley towards Bex, through the spectacular Avançon Gorges in the coolness of the beautiful woods. When you get to the Bex Salt Mines, fork left and continue to the Bévieux train stop.

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
Gryon
Distance
7.2 km
Duration
2h10
Positive altitude difference
332 Metres
Negative altitude difference
732 Metres
Difficulty
Medium

Along your way

The "Maison du Terroir"

The "Maison du Terroir"

Gryon

The "Maison du Terroir", a local craft centre and shop, proposes you specialities of the Alps and of the "Chablais vaudois & valaisan", meetings with craftsmen or producers and the reception of groups on request.

The Avançon Gorge

The Avançon Gorge

Bex

The Avançon de Nant has its source in the Vallon de Nant at the foot of the Les Martinets Glacier. The river descends towards Pont de Nant, passing Plans-sur-Bex and Frenières, where it meets the waters of the Ivouette. This hike takes you along the river and through its gorge.

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