Tour du Saint-Bernard

Italy Italy
Switzerland Switzerland

Worth knowing

The Tour du Saint-Bernard runs for a length of 87 kilometers through Italy and Switzerland.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as hard and it usually takes 4 days to walk the Tour du Saint-Bernard.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail food supply is less of an issue. As a rule, you can either buy groceries every day or eat in a hut or restaurant.
Nevertheless, it is important to carry an appropriate supply with you.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp and in managed huts.

Wild camping on the trail is a gray area As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Tour du Saint-Bernard

87 km
Elevation gain
5.700 m
Elevation loss
5.700 m
Highest Point
Col de Malatra / 2.925 m
Lowest Point
Dranse / 1.255 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
87 km
5.700 m
5.700 m
Col de Malatra
2.925 m
1.255 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Tour du Saint-Bernard
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in managed huts
Solitude on the Tour du Saint-Bernard
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

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Arrival to the Tour du Saint-Bernard

You will arrive via Turin Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zug. Duration approx. 5 hours.

Departure from the Tour du Saint-Bernard

Departure is via Turin Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Zug. Takes about 5 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Tour du Saint-Bernard

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