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Kulturweg "Wir Walser"

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  • Achera Biela Naturlehrpfad
    / Achera Biela Naturlehrpfad
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  • / Achera Biela Naturlehrpfad
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  • / Achera Biela Naturlehrpfad
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  • / Kappelle Hl. Rita
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  • / Ried Brig
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  • / Ried Brig
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  • / Achera Biela Naturlehrpfad
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  • / Achera Biela Naturlehrpfad
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  • / Photo spot at the Stockalper Palace
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  • / Achera Biela Naturlehrpfad
    Photo: Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
  • / Garten Simplon va hie
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  • / Achera Biela
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  • / Achera Biela Naturlehrpfad
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  • / Historischer Stadel bei Ried-Brig, Brei
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  • / Achera Biela Naturlehrpfad
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  • / Achera Biela Naturlehrpfad
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  • / Walser Werckzeug am Stadel
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  • / Sander mit Kreuz
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  • / Ried-Brig
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  • / Kirche Ried-Brig mit Regenbogen
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  • / Biela
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m 1000 900 800 700 600 8 6 4 2 km Pfarrkirche Herz Jesu Rest. Simplon va hie Stadel im Brei Kapelle der Hl. Rita Restaurant zer Mili

Discover the alpine town of Brig and its recreational area in the "Grindji". You will also discover the nature reserve "Achera Biela" on the Hochplatteau am Brigerberg.
easy
9.5 km
3:00 h
251 m
251 m
The route leads through the old town of Brig to the nature trail "Achera Biela" and over the Biela to Ried-Brig. After a guided village tour through the old Ried-Brig he descends into the Brig recreation area, the Grindji. Here you return along the Saltina to the centre of Brig.

Author’s recommendation

On the hike you will learn a lot about the villages in the Valais. Enjoy a gelato on the sun terraces of the restaurants along the way.

Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
923 m
Lowest point
672 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Rest. Simplon va hie
Restaurant zer Mili

Safety information

The hike is at your own risk. Insurance is the responsibility of the hiker.

Tips, hints and links

Brig Simplon Tourismus

Bahnhofstrasse 2

3900 Brig

www.brig-simplon.ch

info@brig-simplon.ch

 

Start

Brig, train station (671 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.318826, 7.988234
UTM
32T 422107 5129969

Destination

Brig, train station

Turn-by-turn directions

The route leads through the old town of Brig to the nature trail "Achera Biela" and over the Biela to Ried-Brig. After a guided village tour through the old Ried-Brig he descends into the Brig recreation area, the Grindji. Here you return along the Saltina to the centre of Brig.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Brig is easily accessible by train or post bus. There are various post bus stops along the route.

Getting there

By train, post bus or private vehicle to Brig.

Parking

There is a multi-storey car park at the station.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Kulturführer zur Geografie, Geschichte, Wirtschaft, Sprache und Kultur. Brig-Glis, Naters und Ried-Brig. Hrsg. Volmar Schmid, Verlag: Wir-Walser, Visp, 2001.

Author’s map recommendations

Hiking maps are available at the tourist office in Brig.

Equipment

Equipment adapted to the weather is indispensable. For all hikes it is strongly recommended to wear good, sturdy mountain boots.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
9.5 km
Duration
3:00h
Ascent
251 m
Descent
251 m
Public transport friendly Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available Family friendly Cultural/historical value

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