7th walk of the oratories of Champéry

Champéry · Val-d'Illiez

Tuesday 26 July
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The parishes of the Valley and the "Patrimoine Champérolain" Foundation invite you on a pilgrimage around the local oratories, followed by a picnic.

Oratories are small monuments that can be found along our roads and paths. Erected in fulfilment of a vow, to give thanks for a grace granted, or more simply to honour the Saint to whom they are dedicated, their location or their environment are not accidental, placed in evidence at a crossroads, at a pass, at a perilous passage, indicators of a path. The oratories invite us to meditate and pray by making a stop on the path of faith. They are part of the landscape of our countries and our religious and artistic heritage.

Practical information :
– Level: easy (children, seniors, families)
– Estimated time: 2h30 walk + prayer breaks + time for a picnic under the cover of the Grand-Paradis.
Oratories visited: Les Ravines, Grotte de la Vierge, les Croix, Pont de Moulins, Paradis, la Lui and les Clous.
– Possibility of returning by little tourist train from the “Couvert de Grand-Paradis” stop.
– The organisers accept no responsibility for accidents.
– More information: Gabriela Anderson 079 405 78 94 or Abbé Gérald Voide 078 733 34 88.

Equipment required:
– Good shoes, poles, sun and rain protection, drinks, picnic, backpack.

Opening hours

Tuesday 26 July 2022 at 8.30 am.
Meet at the church yard in Champéry.



Free access.


Parvis de l'égliseRue du Village 54CH - 1874Champéry
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