Trekking - Avançon Gorges

La Peufaire - Frenières - Les Plans-sur-Bex

An easy walk, in the pure fresh air, along the banks of the tumultuous Avançon mountain stream that has shaped the rocks and formed spectacular gorges

The path winds along the banks of the stream before entering the Avançon gorges, with its spectacular rock walls on either side, crossing over an impressive walkway above the gorges.

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


Summer hiking map (application/pdf)


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

Tel : +41 24 463 30 80

Technical data

Start point
6.78 km
Positive altitude difference
699 Metres
Negative altitude difference
125 Metres


From May 1, 2021 to Oct 31, 2021

Along your way

The Avançon Gorge

The Avançon Gorge


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.

Bex Tourist Office

Bex Tourist Office


The tourist office of Bex provides you with all the details you need to have a pleasant stay in our region.

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