|Reaching the start:||By train to Fiesch, then by bus via Ernen to Binn/Dorf|
|Reaching your destination:||Bus from Ernen/Dorf, then by train from Fiesch|
|Hiking time:||3 h 45 min|
|Season:||June to October|
|Catering/Accommodatio:||Restaurants and Hotels in Binn und Ernen|
The Binntal valley in Valais counts as one of the world’s most important mineral sites. But besides crystals, other very different treasures are admired here too. During centuries of work, valley dwellers have shaped their barren environment to create an idyllic landscape that stands in delightful contrast to the natural, rugged and unspoiled scenery. Close-up views of the Binntal valley landscape are best enjoyed on a hike from Binn to Ernen. A route leading through well-preserved villages and hamlets with picturesque old wooden houses tinted by the sun. Equally as impressive are also the wild and rugged Twingischlucht canyon and the idyllic route along the Trusera (traditional Valais-style irrigation channel).
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.