Touristic Offer

The gite of Briey is conveniently located in the heart of Valais, with its valleys and prestigious mountains from which emerged the most important tourist resorts of Switzerland.

In less than an hour, you can reach the tourist resorts of Val d’Anniviers and Crans-Montana
(Ski world championships of 1987 and the golf European Masters every year) representing over 200 miles of slopes, and it is less than an hour to go to all the other tourist resorts, including the most famous Zermatt, Saas-Fee and Verbier.

Around fifty hiking or ski trails with a guide will be available depending on the season, your preferences and skills.

Some examples :

  1. Do you wish to climb a summit of 13000 feet either by climbing it or with skis ?
    The Bishorn, called the 13000 of the ladies is a magnificent hike that borders the Matterhorn and the Weisshorn, amongst the most famous peaks of the Alps.
    • The itinerary would be as following :
      Departure from Zinal to the Tracuit Hut to spend the night. Early morning climbing of the Bishorn, then return to Zinal. Total climb of 7 to 8 hours, and the descent is a 5-hour walk.

     

  2. Do you wish to discover the nature reserve of the valley of Réchy ?
    From Vercorin, a 10 minute car or bus ride, you can reach this valley walking along one of the typical “bisse”(historic irrigation channels) of the Valais, and you will find yourself in the heart of the reserve inhabited by numerous species of animals, cascades, natural lakes. A beautiful day of relaxation ahead of you.
     
    valon de Réchy
  3. Would you like to discover an agrotouristic farm in the area ?
    From the gite of Briey, it takes just an hour relaxing walk to reach the farm.
    You will be welcomed in an exceptional setting, inhabited by a herd of animals. Possibility to enjoy a meal with the specialties of the farm.
     
    chèvres chamoisées
  4. One day of skiing or hiking depending on the season in a big tourist resort in Zermatt or
    Crans-Montana ?

     
  5. Exploring the trails alongside the water canals that are several centuries old called bisse ?
    Those waterways bring the water of the glaciers to the valleys. Of a total length of 6000 feet, they supply the water of the entire Valais. (1 day)
     
    bisse d'Ayent
  6. Miscellaneous outreach activities, starting by foot or by ski from the gite, depending on the season :
    • Hike through the nature reserve in the valley discovering the fauna and flora(1/2 day)
    • Stroll in the direction of the Bouillet chapel and going around the Mount. (1/2 day)
    • Discovering the high altitude chalets of Ziettes with barbecue and raclette in the middle of nature. (1 day)