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Practical info

Equipment and period

As the Tour du Saint-Bernard is a high mountain trek, you must be properly equipped:

- Backpack 
- Sleeping bag liner
- Sticks
- Flashlight or headlamp
- Sun protection (hat, cream, glasses)
- Pocket pharmacy
- Small shower linen
- Firm mountain boots
- Waterproof clothing
- Warm and light clothing
- Change of clothes
- Vitaminized food (e.g. fruit)
- Carbohydrate and fibre rich food
- Sufficient liquid (not gaseous)
- Camera
- Identity papers
- Cash money

It is advisable to do the tour between July and October.

 

Topo-guide

We strongly suggest that you acquire the official topo-guide: https://www.suisse-itinerance.ch/trekking/43-tour-du-st-bernard.html.

 

Important numbers

Unique number for rescue in Switzerland / Valais: 144

Unique number for rescue in Italy / Valle d'Aosta: 112

 

Access by public transport

The stages of Liddes Bourg-Saint-Pierre, the Grand-Saint-Bernard pass and La Fouly are accessible by public transport. You can consult the timetables on https://www.cff.ch.

 

Access by private car

You can leave your car all week on the parking place located in Bourg-Saint-Pierre: https://map.search.ch/?pos=582151,89257&z=4096.

GPS coordinates: 45.95483, 7.20831

 

 

 

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