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🚂 Martigny Tourist Train

Keyword
2019 Août
  • Date de Visite
    18.08.2019
  • GPS
    46.10080 7.07270

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Martigny Tourist Train


The little train of Martigny, called the “Baladeur” (Walkman), offers two routes through the city from the central square (Place centrale).

The tourist train at its starting point.
The tourist train at its starting point.

Weather


Access


The Manoir’s underground and paid parking is located near the central square.

The train’s routes


Two routes are proposed by the small train of Martigny in summer that leave and return south of the central square.

  • The City Tour
    Centrale Square (Place centrale) РCastle of B̢tiaz РSemblanet Mill РBarryland РFondation Gianadda
  • The Baladeur Splash
    Castle of Batiaz – Western CityMonstrofun – Train station

The Torpille team recommends the City Tour that allows you to discover the city of Martigny. The Baladeur Splash tour can be used to get to Western City.

The Baladeur schedule in 2019.
The Baladeur schedule in 2019.

Rates


The prices of the little train are as follows:

  • Adult: 8 francs
  • Child (5 to 16 years old): 4 francs
  • Senior: 6 francs

Tickets are valid all day long, so you can get off at a stop and get back on the train later.

The City Tour


The Torpille team lists below the different places that the Baladeur travels through. The photos are the views that can be seen from the little train.

Central square


The central square is built in 1818 shortly after the Gietroz disaster, which took place approximately at the site of the current Mauvoisin dam. An ice dam that formed a lake broke and the released water flooded the Val de Bagnes to Martigny.

The central square from the little train.
The central square from the little train.

Church of Notre-Dame de la Visitation


The church of Notre-Dame de la Visitation is built in the 17th century on the foundation of the first cathedral in the Valais dating from the 4th century. It has the highest bell tower in the Valais with a height of 50 metres.

The bell tower of the church of Notre Dame de la Visitation.
The bell tower of the church of Notre Dame de la Visitation.

Old covered bridge


The old covered bridge of Martigny was washed away by the debacle of the Gietroz in 1818, rebuilt in 1829 and then covered.

The old covered wooden bridge that stood on the only path between Sion and Lake Geneva in the Middle Ages.
The old covered wooden bridge that stood on the only path between Sion and Lake Geneva in the Middle Ages.

Castle of Bâtiaz


The Castle of Bâtiaz, built in the 13th and 14th centuries, offers a high keep from which one can enjoy a magnificent view.

The keep of the Castle of Batiaz built by Savoie.
The keep of the Castle of Batiaz built by Savoie.

Rhone Valley


A beautiful view of the Rhône valley leading to Sion.

The Rhône Valley in the central Valais.
The Rhône Valley in the central Valais.

Dranse river


The Dranse River collects the waters of the Val de Bagnes to flow into the Rhône at Martigny.

The Dranse river along the vineyard.
The Dranse river along the vineyard.

St-Michel Martigny-Bourg Church


St-Michel Church is a concrete structure built in 1968.

The church of St-Michel in Martigny-Bourg.
The church of St-Michel in Martigny-Bourg.

Moulin Semblanet


The Semblanet Mill is the oldest working mill in French-speaking Switzerland. It can be visited on request.

Martigny-Bourg train station


Martigny-Bourg station on the Val de Bagnes line and managed by TMR, Transports de Martigny et Régions SA.

Martigny-Bourg train station.
Martigny-Bourg train station.

Amphitheatre


The Martigny amphitheatre was built at the beginning of the 2nd century by the Romans. At that time the city was called “Forum Claudii Vallensium” and followed its Celtic name of Octodure, better known nowadays.

The top of the Roman amphitheatre which forms an oval.
The top of the Roman amphitheatre which forms an oval.

Barryland


Barryland is a museum and a breeding ground for Saint Bernard dogs in Martigny.

The building that houses the Saint Bernard dogs on the ground floor.
The building that houses the Saint Bernard dogs on the ground floor.

Gianadda Fundation


Gianadda Foundation is a structure dedicated to the presentation of artistic works.

Gianadda Foundation was created in memory of Pierre Gianadda who died in a plane crash in the late 1970s.
Gianadda Foundation was created in memory of Pierre Gianadda who died in a plane crash in the late 1970s.

Tepidarium


The tepidarium is the Roman thermal baths where you can take warm baths.

The Tepidarium building.
The Tepidarium building.

Ice Rink


The ice rink of Octodure forum.
The ice rink of Octodure forum.

Roman ruins


Roman ruins that remind us of the Roman presence. The archaeological walk of Martigny allows you to discover all the ruins of the Roman period.

Roman ruins.
Roman ruins.

Protestant Temple


The Protestant temple built in 1932. In 1890, Martigny had only 60 people of the Protestant faith.

The Protestant temple with its bell tower.
The Protestant temple with its bell tower.

Morand Liquors


Morand is known for the production of eau-de-vie and especially the famous “Williamine” made from Valais pears.

Morand Liquors.
Morand Liquors.

Video


A video about the Martigny little train.

Webcam


Webcam on the central square of Martigny where the little train starts and ends.

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