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πŸŒ‰ Torgon Hanging Bridge

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2018 Mars
  • Date de Visite
    22.03.2018
  • CrΓ©ation
    2012
  • GPS
    46.31608 6.86447

Torgon hanging bridge


The Torgon footbridge connects 2 parts of the village of Torgon in the municipality of Vionnaz in Valais. Torgon has a small ski resort which is part of the well-known “Portes du Soleil” ski area.

The Torgon hanging bridge.
The Torgon hanging bridge.

Summary


  • πŸ“ Location: Torgon (Vionnaz).
  • πŸ“ Length: 150 mΓ¨tres.
  • πŸ—οΈ Construction: 2012.
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Access


Possibility to park your car along the road on both sides of the footbridge.

Characteristics


Built in 2012, the footbridge is 150 metres long and has a maximum height of 28 metres above the Avançon torrent. It prevents walkers from travelling along a dangerous road and is accessible by road at both ends. The footbridge is on the route of a magnificent path linking Saint-Gingolf in Valais to Chur in Graubünden in 34 stages and more than 600 kilometres.

The location of the footbridge.

The bridge with the Torgon chalets.
The bridge with the Torgon chalet buildings.

View from the hanging bridge


From the footbridge, you can observe the Valais Alps that border France. You can easily recognize the Haut Sex, Aiguille de Braite, Linleu, Rochers de Savolène and Braye mountains.

The Haut Sex and Linleu mountains mark the border with France.
The Haut Sex and Linleu mountains mark the border with France.

Webcam


Webcam au Tronchey Γ  Torgon.
Webcam in Tronchey / Torgon.

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