Suonen Hike – in the rock fall region of the Varner Alp

Leuk

Leukerbad › Nord-West: Leukerbad Therme

Leukerbad › Nord-West: Leukerbad Therme

Gemmipass: Aire - de - jeux

Gemmipass: Aire - de - jeux

Leukerbad › Süd-Ost: Torrent - Schwalbennest

Leukerbad › Süd-Ost: Torrent - Schwalbennest

Leukerbad › Nord-Ost: Wallis - Schweiz

Leukerbad › Nord-Ost: Wallis - Schweiz

Leukerbad: Bodmen

Leukerbad: Bodmen

Leukerbad: Burgerbad

Leukerbad: Burgerbad

Gemmipass: Richtung - Alpensüdkamm - Leukerbad

Gemmipass: Richtung - Alpensüdkamm - Leukerbad

Leukerbad › Süd: Torrent - Rinderhütte - Panorama

Leukerbad › Süd: Torrent - Rinderhütte - Panorama

Leukerbad: Rhonetal - Torrent - Richtung - Unterwallis

Leukerbad: Rhonetal - Torrent - Richtung - Unterwallis

Leukerbad › Nord-West: Torrent

Leukerbad › Nord-West: Torrent

Salgesch › Ost

Salgesch › Ost

Susten: Camping - Restaurant - Bella - Tola

Susten: Camping - Restaurant - Bella - Tola

Mollens: Crans-Montana - Randogne

Mollens: Crans-Montana - Randogne

Albinen: Rhonetal

Albinen: Rhonetal

Albinen

Albinen

Albinen: Dorf

Albinen: Dorf

Gampel: Sennerei

Gampel: Sennerei

Gampel: Eischoll

Gampel: Eischoll

Gampel: Jeizinen - Feselalp

Gampel: Jeizinen - Feselalp

Gampel: Kehr

Gampel: Kehr

Gampel: Feselalp - milieu - gauche

Gampel: Feselalp - milieu - gauche

Gampel: StobFesel

Gampel: StobFesel

Gampel: Feselalp - milieu - droite

Gampel: Feselalp - milieu - droite

Gampel: Bürchen

Gampel: Bürchen

Gampel: Feselalp - gauche

Gampel: Feselalp - gauche

Gampel: Panorama - zoom

Gampel: Panorama - zoom

Jeizinen: Dorf

Jeizinen: Dorf

Gampel: Feselalp - droite

Gampel: Feselalp - droite

Gampel: Stafel

Gampel: Stafel

Fäsilalpu: Untere Feselalp, Jeizinen

Fäsilalpu: Untere Feselalp, Jeizinen

Discovering contrasts – hike from the Varen Alp along the Suonen (water conduits) through the southern slope that has been dried by the sun - but boasts lush vegetation.

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Technical information

Starting point:Leuk station
Destination:Sierre station
Getting to the starting point:Train to Leuk
Getting to the destination:Train from Sierre
Technique:easy
Physical fitness:easy
Hiking time:4h30
Season:March till November

Description

Leuk Railway Station – Leuk City – Varen – Taschunieru – Bisse de Varone – Raspille – Miège – Muzot Rilke – Veyras – Sierre Railway Station

The Suonen hike begins at the Leuk Railway Station (630 m) and leads up to Leuk (724 m), a town that is renowned for its cultural history. Hike over the imposing Dala Bridge in the direction of the wine village of Varen (757 m) and up to the Taschunieru hamlet (933 m). After a further short ascent you will reach the entrance to the Varner Suone (large water conduit) (980 m). The course of the Suone/Bisse leads through the rock fall region of the Varner Alp. The language border – the wild Raspille – is crossed at La Proprija (981 m). The path leads through the francophone localities of Miège (nearby is Muzot Castle, where Rilke completed the Duino Elegies) and Veyras to Siders (542 m).

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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