3 - 4
FATMAP difficulty grade
Most of the time, the walk along the Tsittoret is enjoyed by heading upstream from Vermala.
Very quickly, the hike will get your calf muscles working! From time to time, admire the outstanding panorama: the Matterhorn, the Weisshorn, Mont-Blanc so many excuses to take a break and get your breath back! During your tour, a stop at the Colombire hamlet is a must.
Here you'll discover how life was organised in the mayen, this building typical to the Valais region, which served as accommodation for shepherds who brought their flocks up to spend summer in the alpine pastures.
You will also find a restaurant where you can refresh yourself with a drink and savour some cheese and salted produce from the local area.
The next part of the route has the longest stretch of water.
It runs along a gentle slope, generally wooded, and rich in varied flora.
At the end, the discovery of the Tièche Valley is the ultimate reward after a day's walk.
The bisse is also the route of the Air Path, a route made up of signs on the theme of air and atmospheric pollution, created by the state of Valais Equipment Good walking shoes. As the weather changes rather quickly at high altitude, it would be better to bring an extra layer of warm clothing.