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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.



We strongly suggest that you acquire the official topo-guide:


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


Access by private car

You can leave your car all week on the parking place located in Bourg-Saint-Pierre:,89257&z=4096.

GPS coordinates: 45.95483, 7.20831




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