Trekking - Frience - Solalex - Les Pars - Gryon

Frience - Solalex - Les Pars - Gryon

A beautiful hike combining panoramic views and forests between Frience - Solalex and Gryon

Starting from the building at the top of the Les Chaux gondola, head down to the hillside path up to Frience. Head back down towards La Poreyre, then fork left again towards Solalex, in front of a wooden barn.
In the little hamlet of green-roofed chalets, the view of the Argentine mountain is one of the finest and impressive in the region.
Continue across the hillside to Solalex.
Then head back down to Pont de Cergnement, taking the left fork left 50 m before you get there and following the Route de Matélon, to Les Pars.
You get to Les Pars by crossing the bridge on the right. Continue along the road and through the village of Gryon.

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
10 km
Duration
2h30
Positive altitude difference
220 Metres
Negative altitude difference
662 Metres
Difficulty
Medium

Dates

From May 1, 2020 to Oct 31, 2020

Along your way

Barboleuse - Les Chaux gondola lift

Barboleuse - Les Chaux gondola lift

Gryon

The Les Chaux gondola lift takes you to the heart of the Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets ski area, the start of some beautiful walks or maybe just an alpine terrace.

The Solalex River

The Solalex River

Bex

Discover the magnificent valley of Solalex and sit on the shore of the Avençon of Anzeinde locally known as the Solalex river. The tray of Solalex seems to be the young protected from the impressive Massif of Diablerets and from the Mirror of Argentina. In full mountain but quite smoothly and without feeling of dizziness, discover this accessible haven of peace to all.

Refuge de Solalex

Refuge de Solalex

Bex

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.

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.

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