Anzeindaz © Caroline Dubuis
Lion d'Argentine © Eva Jungo
Le Miroir d'Argentine © C.Pittier
Solalex © Francesca Martini

Trekking - Tour de l'Argentine

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

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.

Technical data

Town
Distance
13 km
Duration
5h00
Difference in height
988 Metres
Difficulty
Hard

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Solalex

Solalex

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

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

Refuge de Solalex

Refuge de Solalex

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The Refuge of Solalex is located in the heart of a charming and bucolic mountain pasture just a few kilometres away from Gryon and Villars. Savor dishes of the country in a typically mountain frame with a warm atmosphere in the corner of the fire.

Le Miroir d'Argentine

Le Miroir d'Argentine

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

The restaurant of the Mirror of the Argentina

The restaurant of the Mirror of the Argentina

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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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