Walking and Hiking around Villars

There is no better place to go walking than Villars and its neighbouring valleys where there are over 300 km of marked trails for all levels of ability.

Villars has such a variety of things to do and see along the way that everyone is bound to be kept happy. Discover alpine farms and watch cheese being made, wander around the major wine growing areas of Yvorne to Lavey and stop by at various caves along the way for some memorable tastings.

Walk from Villars to mountain lakes and stop for a dip or follow the salt trail in Bex or hike up to memorable look out points with breathtaking panoramas. Discover a wealth of local culture that has existed for centuries and amble through pastures and forests enjoying the incredible lushness, peace and beauty.

Villars' tourist office has put together detailed plans of the local walks around Villars. Click here ( http://www.villars.ch/en/page.cfm/Ete/RandoEte ) to find maps, tips and much more!

Nordic Walking

Nordic walking is a great way to enjoy the beauty of the mountains while undertaking beneficial endurance training and an all over body work out.

Conceived in Norway, this sport was initially popular with fitness and cross-country ski enthusiasts who enjoyed working their cardiovascular system outdoors.  Today growing numbers of people indulge in this sport that is accessible to anyone regardless of physical condition or age.  Equipped with two poles, you can take of to explore stunning trails and scenery.

There are plenty of Nordic walking guides in Villars who can show you the delights of this increasingly popular sport.