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Raquettissima / St-Jean

17th March 2019 - Those who enjoy winter walks and trying new dishes will get their snowshoes out for this 7km circular walk around St-Jean. Various gourmet stopovers along the way provide a wonderful combination of physical exertion and gastronomic pleasure

Put your snowshoes on for a convivial circular walk around the villages of Grimentz and St-Jean, along a route suitable for all ages. A carefully-prepared gourmet surprise awaits you at each stage along the way...

Programme and route

Start any time between 09:00 and 11:00 from the Gîte de St-Jean (in the upper part of St-Jean). You must go to the Gîte de St-Jean in order to collect your route maps. Participants then complete the circular walk at their own pace, there is no timing or ranking

There are four stages to the walk :

1. Walk uphill to Grimentz via the Animal Trail: coffee and croissants
2. Walk along the Route des Bouesses: Valais-style aperitif
3. Work up an appetite on the way to Les Bouesses: raclette
4. Stroll to St-Jean to stimulate digestion: dessert

Rates and booking




Advance booking

(strongly recommended)

CHF 30.-

CHF 10.-

Booking on the day

CHF 40.-

CHF 15.-

The price includes: coffee & croissant, tea, Valais-style aperitif and a glass of wine, 2 raclettes and a glass of wine, dessert

Shuttle bus

From Grimentz

From Vissoie







Plan of the route


Registration and information
Office du Tourisme de Grimentz / St-Jean
+41(0)27 476 17 00