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Le Grand Paradis, Champery, Switzerland
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lovely

Great views but don't go there if you have a fear of heights. Great Cantine (des Rives) at the end... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Howitser
A very interesting walk

This is a gallery that has been cut into the cliff on a natural strata. We went with friends , one... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Dragendanger
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19 Apr 2017
“lovely”
5 Nov 2016
“A very interesting walk”
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Le Grand Paradis, Champery, Switzerland
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great views but don't go there if you have a fear of heights. Great Cantine (des Rives) at the end of the galeries for some drinks and a bite to eat.

Thank Howitser
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a gallery that has been cut into the cliff on a natural strata. We went with friends , one of whom was very scared of heights but in fact had no problem with the walk. Nice restaurant for a beer at the end...More

Thank Dragendanger
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Finding the start is not the easiest! Signposts are small and brown. No entry fee. Parts of it can be steep and stepping over stones and roots could be difficult for some. The views over Champery and the Val d'Illiez are stunning.

Thank Janine M
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Breathtaking views of the beautiful village and the surrounding mountains. Close enough of the railway station to be done without your own car.

Thank Ferran S
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Breathtaking views of the village below; this hike brings you to a very good restaurant at the top. You'll even get to see the biggest slugs along your way.

1  Thank Cindi C
Reviewed 27 March 2015

The perfect walk for a first day visit, just to 'get your legs in', and, usually in our case, check what our guests are likely to cope with. A bit of an uphill through trees, then the delightful walk along the 'galerie', all safely fenced...More

Thank Penny T
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

There are two ways to access this hike -- we chose (by accident, really since we wanted to go to Rosalie's) the more difficult one from the valley floor near Chalet Rosalie's Fishing Pond. It took about an hour to ascend. We walked along a...More

Thank Beth T
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

It is a 30 min walk, 1.5 km each direction (you can go the same route, as we did, or retun on the road). It is an easy walk except the 50 last meter... A little more effort... Up to the restaurant. We had a...More

4  Thank Noam E
Reviewed 31 July 2014

From reviews we weren't sure if the hike was 2 or 4 hours. From Champery, round-trip, it took us about 2 hours and that included a long picnic lunch break. The view was beautiful. My daughter and I are anxious at heights and we had...More

1  Thank F G
Reviewed 7 August 2013

From Champery village centre we walked out to the start of the walk and up to the Galeries. We walked past the Acrobranche onto the rock face and then walked along the Galeries. While the walk is on the edge of a shear cliff, there...More

1  Thank Ed H
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