VFS09 - Stage Martigny–Orsières

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Total length
19.6 km

Suggested time

April - November

How to arrive

With the train from Milan or Geneva/Lausanne. Timetable available on www.sbb.ch

How to get back

With the train to Martigny/Milan or Genvea/Lausanne or with the bus from Orsières to Aosta/Turin. Timetable available on www.sbb.ch


This stage marks the beginn of the climb to the Great St. Bernard pass. From Martigny a sometimes steep path leads over the narrow Les Trappistes pass to the medieval village of Sembrancher. From here the route follows the Napoleon trail.

In Orsières, don't forget to visit the church, the bel and it's "Saint Gregoire Mass" and inside the church, th exhibition about Maurice Tornay, born in Orsières.

Difference in height: + 950 m

More info: info@saint-bernard.ch