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Glis - Ein Rundgang

City Walking · Valais · Open
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  • Muttergottes Kirche auf dem Glisacker
    / Muttergottes Kirche auf dem Glisacker
    Photo: Silvio Burgener, Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
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  • / Stockalperschloss im Sommer
    Photo: Jessica Huter, Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
  • / Brig/Gils: Wallfahrtskirche - Goldene Pforte
    Photo: Thomas Andermatten, Brig, Pilgerwege Schweiz
  • / Chavezbrunnen und Sebastianskapelle Brig
    Photo: Jessica Huter, Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
m 800 750 700 4,0 3,5 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km Brig, Bahnhof Brig/Gils: Wallfahrtskirche Brig, Bahnhof Sebastianskapelle Brig Brig/Gils: Wallfahrtskirche
Discover the alpine town Brig and Glis on an exciting tour through the valley.
Open
easy
Distance 4.4 km
2:00 h
38 m
38 m
The start is at the tourist office Brig. We continue along the Überlandstrasse into Glismatte to the orientation school of the region. At the English Greetings Chapel turn left into Wierystrasse, which takes you past a number of historic buildings. Finally you arrive at the village square and see the impressive pilgrimage church of Glis with the small Josefskapelle next door. To make a small detour to the Hischier Weine, continue westwards along Zwingartenstrasse. Back at the village square you reach the old part of the village via the cemetery. Turn left at the fountain and walk across the school square through Poststrasse to the cheese dairy. Afterwards you walk along the old church path to the Capuchins and finish your tour on the Saltina square.

See also
Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
Bahnhofstrasse 2
3900 Brig
Tel.: +41 (0)27 921 60 30
E-Mail: info@brig-simplon.ch
Internet: www.brig-simplon.ch

 

Author’s recommendation

There are several restaurants along the route, whose terraces invite you to linger.
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Landscape
Highest point
702 m
Lowest point
668 m

Safety information

The hike is at your own risk.

Tips and hints

www.brig-simplon.ch

Start

Brig Simplon, Tourist Office (671 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'642'331E 1'129'869N
DD
46.318886, 7.988240
DMS
46°19'08.0"N 7°59'17.7"E
UTM
32T 422108 5129976
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Destination

Brig Simplon, Tourist Office

Turn-by-turn directions

Brig - Glis - Wallfahrtskirche - Altes Dorf - Brig

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Brig can be reached by train or post bus.

Getting there

By private vehicle or public transport to Brig railway station.

Parking

There is a multi-storey car park at the station.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'642'331E 1'129'869N
DD
46.318886, 7.988240
DMS
46°19'08.0"N 7°59'17.7"E
UTM
32T 422108 5129976
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Information is available at the Brig Tourist Office, directly at the railway station.

Author’s map recommendations

Hiking maps and information are available at the tourist office.

Equipment

Good footwear and clothing adapted to the weather is indispensable.

Basic Equipment for City Walks

  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Cell phone
  • Maps
  • Cash and cards
  • Umbrella
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.4 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
38 m
Descent
38 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Cultural/historical interest

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