Lion d'Argentine © Eva Jungo
Le Miroir d'Argentine © C.Pittier
Tour de l'Argentine Nathalie Racheter
Tour de l'Argentine Nathalie Racheter
Tour de l'Argentine Nathalie Racheter

Trekking - Tour de l'Argentine

Solalex - Anzeinde - Col des Essets - La Motte - Roc du Chatelet - Solalex

One of the finest mountain hikes in our region

Starting from the car park at the bottom of Solalex, climb to Anzeinde then keep going to the Col des Essets. Make the most of the spectacular view of l'Ecuelle and the surrounding peaks. Take care as you walk down to the plateau then head for La Vare. After about 1.8 km, take a right up to La Motte. Admire the spectacular view of the Grand Muveran and the Lion d'Argentine. Keep going carefully towards Solalex. There’s a chain to hold onto as you go down if the ground is slippery. Only use this trail in good weather.

If the previous days have been rainy, this route can be done in an anti-clockwise direction to avoid going down the most delicate part between Roc du Châtelet and Solalex.

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

INFORMATION

Office du tourisme de Bex
Avenue de la Gare 68
1880 Bex

Tel : +41 24 463 30 80
info@bex-tourisme.chwww.bex-tourisme.ch

Technical data

Start point
Bex
Distance
13 km
Duration
5h00
Difference in height
988 Metres
Difficulty
Hard
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Solalex

Solalex

Bex

Easily accessible, Solalex has managed to retain its charm and character. The Solalex valley sleeps cradled between the imposing Diablerets massif and the Miroir d’Argentine. Come and discover what this corner of paradise has to offer

Anzeinde

Anzeinde

Anzeinde is located South of the Diablerets massif, between Villars, Gryon and Derborence, in the Alpes Vaudoises. Surrounded by mountains, Anzeinde is a wonderful place to hike, between cows in pasture. From the Pas de Cheville, you have a wonderful view over the 4000 M. summits.

Giacomini Refuge

Giacomini Refuge

Bex

Get your strength back at the Giacomini refuge at a height of 1893 m, situated on the valley of Anzeindaz between Gryon and Derborence.

La Tour Mountain Hut

La Tour Mountain Hut

Anzeindaz / Bex

The La Tour Mountain Hut, also known as “Chez Léon”, is ideally located for a little stop-off during your visit to the region.

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.

Le Miroir d'Argentine

Le Miroir d'Argentine

Bex

When the sun goes down, the slab takes silvery colors.

Restaurant of the Mirror of the Argentina

Restaurant of the Mirror of the Argentina

Bex

The restaurant of the Mirror of the Argentina, lays on the bucolic pasture of Solalex in the Alps Vaudoises, 15 minutes away by car from Gryon and Villars. Open only in summer, the restaurant welcomes you from Wednesday till Sunday in a radiant natural case.

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