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Winter walks

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Walks in Champex-Lac with our Saint Bernards

Throughout the winter, you have 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 from 2 to 8 years old 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.

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Details of the activity

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 number of participants is limited to 8 people divided into maximum 3 groups.

When and where?

December : Sunday 27 | January : every Sunday | February : every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. The walks start in front of the Champex-Lac Tourist Office (to get there, go through Orsières) punctually at: 10 AM, 11 AM, 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM. Meeting point 15 minutes before the start.

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General terms and conditions

- Good physical condition for walks
- Children from 2 to 8 years can sit in the sledge, one at a time. During the rest of the activity they walk with the dogs on the path.
- Hiking shoes and clothing, suitable for all weather conditions
- Participants' own dogs are not permitted
- No refunds in case of delay or no-show
- We reseve the right to cancel the hike if the announced weather conditions are really bad
- Measures/restrictions related to Covid-19 must be respected and applied (protective masks, hand disinfection, etc.)

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Tickets and reservations

Price per person : adults: CHF 35, children (from 2 to 16 years old) CHF 15, free of charge under the age of 2. Children must be accompanied by an adult (max. of 4 children per adult).

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Contact :event@fondation-barry.ch

Spring walks

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Walking in the woods with the Saint Bernards

Spend a privileged moment with our Saint-Bernards by accompanying them on a 45-minute walk in a pretty forest on the outskirts of the town of Martigny. This is the ideal opportunity to get to know this superb breed of emblematic Swiss dogs with their friendly and jovial character.

The walks take place whatever the weather. The number of participants is limited to 8 people divided into maximum 3 groups.

When and where?

Every Saturday and Sunday in April and May. The departure times of the walks are at 2 PM and 3 PM. Meeting point 15 minutes prior to departure at the Barryland in Martigny.

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General terms and conditions

- Good physical condition required
- Footwear and clothing suitable for rainy weather
- Children must be accompanied by a paying adult
- Limited to 8 participants divided into max. 3 groups /walk
- Unsuitable for buggies
- Participants’ own dogs are not permitted
- No refunds in case of delay or no-show
- Measures/restrictions related to Covid-19 must be respected and applied (protective masks, hand disinfection, etc.)

TICKETS AND RESERVATIONS
Only online, from February 2021

Tickets and reservations

Price per person : adults CHF 35, children (from 2 to 16 years old) CHF 15, free of charge under the age of 2. The entrance fee to Barryland is included in the price.

Summer hikes

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TICKETS AND RESERVATIONS
Only online, from Mai 2021

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. Departure at 10:30 AM and at 2:00 PM.

Duration: Approx. 2 hours.

Meeting point15 minutes before departureat the Great Saint Bernard Pass in the parking lot, in front of the tourism office (approximately 45 minutes away from Martigny by car). 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.

Requirements :
• 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.

Price: per adult CHF 49 (from 17 years on), kids (from 8 to 16 years) CHF 20.

Tickets and reservations: Only online. Tickets available from Mai 2021.

Further questions?
Contact us: +41 (0)58 317 77 00 or event@fondation-barry.ch

Book our dogs

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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!

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For questions or information, please contact:

Anna Tichelli:
Téléphone: +41 (0)58 317 77 26
E-Mail: event@fondation-barry.ch

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