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Fete de la Nature: Fascinating waters in the Pfyn Forest

From Sierre to Leuk along the waters


08:50 - 15:30


Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Meeting place

Meeting point: 8:52 am at the bus stop «Sierre, Parc de Finges».

End of the excursion at about 15:30 at Leuk railway station.

Return journey by public transport from railway station Leuk to the bus stop Sierre, Parc de Finges (15:47 back at the bus stop Sierre, Parc de Finges).

Arriving by public transport is ideal. There is also limited parking near the bus stop, Parc de Finges. The return journey from Leuk is by train and is at the expense of the participants.

The large crossing of the Pfyn forest makes biodiversity tangible. The wild Rotten, the ponds, the Rottensand Suone and the Büttenbach are an important part of the compensation measures for the future A9 motorway.

Spannende Gewässer im Schutzgebiet Pfynwald
Image: Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Organised in collaboration with the municipality of Sierre.

Clothing suitable for the weather conditions, good shoes, picnic and drinks.

Information about the walk:
Distance: 9km
Ascent: 160m
Descent: 60m
Duration: approx. 3.5 h (effective walking time)
Difficulty: Technically easy / medium endurance

Registration is required:
www.fetedelanature.ch or www.festivaldernatur.ch or with 027 452 60 60

Excursion in german and french
Number of participants is limited.

Intended for

  • 10-14
  • 14-18
  • 18+
  • 20-40
  • 55+


Content: medium

Interactivity: active

Inside/outside: outside


This walk is part of the Fête de la nature and Festival der Natur and is thus free of charge.
Languages: German, French
Weather dependent? No
Does it cost anything? No