Guided tour: The Petit St Bernard pass, quite a story!


A walk around the Petit St Bernard pass to learn about this important passageway, pastoral agriculture and the cattle that graze in the mountain pastures.

A walk with a breathtaking view of Mont Blanc !

Follow your guide for a discovery of a passageway used for thousands of years by men and their herds for thousands of years.

A tour to discover the history of this transalpine pass located at an altitude of 2188 metres above sea level, exposed to the elements (very strong wind and snow), a place of passage frequented for over three thousand years.
The remains are numerous and tell us the story of the men who crossed it the cromlech or circle of Hannibal, the Roman road (linking Rome to Vienna) the foundations of the mansio (Roman stopover), the Joux column, the Chanousia garden (botanical garden), the hospice.

Registration required at the Tourist Offices.

  • To anticipate :
    • Good walking shoes
    • Water bottle
    • Warm clothing
  • Meeting point :
    • Tourist office center station



La Louie Blanche
Le Centre
La Rosière - Montvalezan
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.62729
Longitude : 6.84946