Via Francigena

VFS09 - Stage Martigny–Orsières

VFS09 - Stage Martigny–Orsières

Gps Track

Gps Track

  • Start: Martigny
  • Arrival: Orsières
  • Total Length: 19,6 km
  • Difficulty by Foot: Hard
  • Signals:

  • Travel times:

    Click here to see the interactive map

  • Suggested time:

    April – November

  • How to arrive:

    With the train from Milan or Geneva/Lausanne. Timetable available on

  • How to back:

    With the train to Martigny/Milan or Genvea/Lausanne or with the bus from Orsières to Aosta/Turin. Timetable available on


This stage marks the beginn of the climb to the Great St. Bernard pass. From Martigny a sometimes steep path leads over the narrow Les Trappistes pass to the medieval village of Sembrancher. From here the route follows the Napoleon trail.

In Orsières, don’t forget to visit the church, the bel and it’s “Saint Gregoire Mass” and inside the church, the exhibition about Maurice Tornay, born in Orsières.

You can also discover the Via Francigena in Switzerland by following this route in the heart of the village of Orsières!

Difference in height: + 950 m

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