Randonnée en boucle autour du Salantin

Salanfe’s discovery trail

Salanfe’s discovery trail was opened in 2000 and is the result of a project commissioned by Espace Mont-Blanc and carried out by geographer Sandro Benedetti and photographers Alexandre Scheurer and Sebastien Rouiller.
This trail will lead you to discover the wide variety of fauna and flora of the region: chamois, marmots and an abundance of wild flowers are just the beginning of its riches.

For those of you who would like to know more about the area’s geology, fauna and flora, a guide is sold at the inn for 6CHF.

This guide covers the following subjects:

  • History
  • DamLe sentier didactique de Salanfe
  • Local geology (arsenic mine, rock stratas, the delta, water courses)
  • Surrounding mountains
  • Limestone (karst) formations
  • Fauna and flora
  • Glaciers and moraines
  • Wetland areas
  • Hydrologic features
  • Hiking in the area


Auberge de Salanfe
Familly Fabienne et Nicolas Marclay
Case postale 7
CH-1922 Salvan

Phone +41 27 761 14 38
Hors saison +41 24 485 36 18 (privé)


Altitude : 1925 m.

Swiss Grid : 563'830 / 110'460
GPS : 32T 343135 5111859


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