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Winter walks


Walks in Champex-Lac with the St Bernard dogs

Throughout the winter, we will be offering visitors the opportunity to take part in walks with our dogs in the gentle, dreamy winter landscape of Champex-Lac. Get to know our four-legged friends during a 45- minute walk, whilst admiring the splendid mountain scenery at the same time. Each outing is accompanied by two Saint Bernards, one is pulling a sledge.

Children up to the age of 10 can sit in the sledge and be pulled along, one at a time. In addition, adults can take it in turns to hold a dog on a lead. The walks take place whatever the weather. If there is not enough snow, all the dogs will be held on a lead, without a sledge.

The walks start in front of the tourist office, Route du Lac, 1938 Champex-Lac (to get there, go through Orsières) punctually at: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1.30 p.m. and 2.30 p.m. Meeting point 15 minutes before the start.

Participants: The number of participants is limited (max. 8 participants/walk).

Price per person : adults: CHF 35, children (from 2 to 17 years old) CHF 15, children up to the age of 2 are free of charge. Children must be accompanied by an adult (max. of 4 children per adult).

Dates :
- December : Sunday 27.
- January : every Sunday
- February : every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

Reservations: Only online! Tickets available from November.

More information:
Contact us on +41 (0)58 317 77 00 or at or from the tourist office in Champex-Lac on +41 (0)27 775 23 83 or

Spring walks


Walking in the woods with the St. Bernards

On weekends in April and May, the Barry Foundation offers visitors to Barryland – Musée et Chiens du Saint-Bernard in Martigny the opportunity to accompany the St. Bernard dogs on a 45-minute walk in the woods.

The departure times of the walks are at 2pm and 3pm. Meeting point and time 15 min. prior to departure at Barryland, Rue du Levant, 1920 Martigny.

Participants: The number of participants is limited.

Price per person : adults CHF 35, children (from age 3 to age 16) CHF 15, children up to 2 years free of charge. Admission to Barryland is included in the price.

Dates : Every Saturday and Sunday in April and May.

Reservations : Only online! Tickets available from February 2021

Requirements :
Good physical condition required
• Footwear and clothing suitable for rainy weather
• Maximum number of participants: 8
• Children must be accompanied by a paying adult
• Unsuitable for buggies
• Participants’ own dogs are not permitted
• The group will be accompanied by 2 or 3 St. Bernards

More information :
Contact us on +41 (0)58 317 77 00 or at

Summer hikes


Hike to the Great Saint Bernard Pass

During the summer season, in July and August, you have the opportunity twice a day, to book a hike for trained mountain lovers with our Saint Bernards at the Great Saint Bernard Pass. A dog keeper and her Saint Bernards accompany you for this high mountain hike, which lasts about one and a half hour, at an altitude of 2400m. The entrance fee to the hospice museum is included in the price. Keep in mind that the number of participants per hike is limited.

When: twice a day in July and August

Duration: 1h30, departure at 10:30 AM and at 2:00 PM (departure from the Great Saint Bernard Pass, approximately 45 minutes away from Martigny by car).

Meeting point: in the parking lot, in front of the tourism office at the Great Saint Bernard Pass, 15 minutes before departure. In case of announced delay, the group may wait for 5 minutes maximum, taking into consideration the other participants. We thank you for your understanding.

Participants: the number of participants is limited. Minimum 8 years of age to participate.

Price: per adult CHF 48, senior (from 60 years on) CHF 46, kids (from 8 to 17 years) CHF 15.

Reservation: Only online! Tickets available from Mai 2021.

• Having a safe foothold in the mountains
• Mandatory mountain boots
• Clothing for mountain hiking, even in the rain and snow
• Private dogs are not allowed
• Children must be accompanied for this hike by an adult
• Children under the age of 8, strollers and children in backpack are not allowed to participate in this hike
• The Barry Foundation reserves the right to cancel the hike in case if the weather conditions are bad.

Further questions?
Contact us: +41 (0)58 317 77 00 or

Book our dogs


You can book our dogs for your event on request. Please feel free to give us a call and we will be happy to make you a suitable offer.

If you would like a different opportunity to meet our Saint Bernards, take a look at our calendar of events. We regularly take part in activities organised in different parts of Switzerland. We will always be pleased to see you - and so will our Saint Bernards!


For questions or information, please contact:

Anna Tichelli:
Téléphone: +41 (0)58 317 77 26

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