“Soldats de la neige” and smugglers

"Soldats de la neige”, the first “guides” for ensuring the safety of travellers when crossing the Great St Bernard pass. In the same way as many years ago, on arrival there will available the welcome of the canons of the Hospice.

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  • Where:

    From the village of Saint-Rhémy to the Fonteinte locality and the Gran San Bernardo Pass

  • Duration of activity and period recommended:

    1 day - From mid-May to mid-October

  • Physical preparation and equipment:

    Requires a good physical preparation and proper training to walk, even at high altitude.
    The activity includes the ascent to the Gran San Bernardo Pass, at 2500 meters altitude.
    Clothing trekking: boots, jacket, gloves, hats, sunglasses.
    Camera (recommended).
    Valid identity card for foreign travel.

Program

The walk takes place along the route from the village of Saint-Rhémy-En-Bosses rises to the Gran San Bernardo Pass.
Upon arrival, visit the Hospice, St. Bernard dogs and Museum.
Return to public buses.

Etroubles tourist office

Rue du Mont Vélan, 1
11014 ETROUBLES (AO)



Costs


 The cost of a ticket for public transport to and from Aosta and possible entry to the museum

Comune:

Altitudine:

2500 metri

Durata:

1 day

Periodo:

From mid-May to mid-October

Attività:

Trekking

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