Today the pristine Derborence Valley is a nature reserve, and the old forest that arose on the debris mounds is especially important. The valley can be reached from Conthey via a small road. Derborence inspired the Vaudois author Charles Ferdinand Ramuz to write a novel of the same name.
Hiking, cycling and mountain biking
Hastings Family from Scotland
Wow! What a find Derborence was for us. This is a truly stunning valley, worth every hairpin corner and hairy 300m drop-offs off the side of the spectacular road to get to. Derborence Lake itself is so beautiful and the surrounding 8,000ft peaks and sheer, walls of rock virtually circle it. Make sure you walk round the lake itself and you`ll see the stunning river coming out of the lake, framed by pine trees, with the mountains behind. There`s even a small hotel and cafe with an outdoor terrace overlooking the lake, though we enjoyed a picnic at the side of the lake. We have seen a lot of the world but this is truly one of the most special and unspoilt places we`ve ever seen. Go, but make sure you don`t tell anyone!
beim cumulus angebot von migros: was kostet das arrangement im Hotel Alpadze Lou Kra im Val-d'Illiez für 3 Nächste in der Zeit vom 18.7. bis 11.9.2011 im Einbettzimmer?