The hike from the border town of Gondo (CH) to Bugliaga (I) was opened to hikers in 2017. The route used to serve as a smuggler's trail between Switzerland and Italy.
Distance 12.7 km
Highest point1,605 m
Lowest point621 m
Take the post bus over the Simplon Pass in the direction of Gondo. Get off at the post bus stop "Ramserna" and take the ascent to Presa Cima under your legs. At Presa Cima, the 2017 new hiking trail towards Bugliaga begins. In Bugliaga Dentro is the Agriturismo Bugliaga Dentro. The Agriturismo knows how to show off with authentic goat products. Strengthened you hike about one hour until you reach the village Bugliaga. In Bugliaga there is a scheduled bus service to Varzo in summer. In Varzo the Lötschberger runs through the Simplon tunnel back to Brig.
In Bugliaga you can take the Prontobus to Varzo and return to the train station. You can find the timetable under "More info and links".