A hot-spring resort in Ovronnaz
Ovronnaz is a village located in the canton of Valais, Switzerland. It
is located in the French-speaking part of the Valais on
a south-facing sun terrace above the Rhone river in the municipality of
Leytron, close to Martigny. It is located on a terrace
at an altitude of 1,330 metres of the Bernese Alps. The region is surrounded
by the high mountains. Thermal spa, three
hotspring pools keeping water temperatures between 32 and 35 degrees, with
a panorama view could be a perfect place
View of Ovronnaz and the Rhone valley (Ovronnaz in Valais, Switzerland)
Swiss alpine mountains accessible from Ovronnaz
The area around Ovronnaz offers a beautiful hiking network through vineyards,
across green Alpine pastures all the way up
to the mountains of the Muveran Mountain Range and Lake Fully. Ovronnaz
is both a small ski resort and a spa resort.
Martigny is the base town to make a trip to Ovronnaz. There is a frequent
direct train service to Geneva.
The Lotschberg Base Tunnel is a 34.57-kilometre railway tunnel cutting
through the Alps of Switzerland
some 400 m below the existing Lotschberg Tunnel.
It is currently the world's longest land tunnel and accommodates passenger
and freight trains.
It runs between Bern and Visp.
(L) A bus ticket to Ovronnaz (R) A Google map showing Bern, Martigny, Lausanne
(L) Visitors to Ovronnaz have to change a bus at Leyton.anc.poste (R) A
vineyard spread out the hill slope to Ovronnaz.
Les Bains d'Ovronnaz is located at altitude of 1300 meters above sea level.
(L) A building placement map of Les Bains d'Ovronnaz
(R) A card key to enter the pool
A resting room before and after changing room
A locker room of Les Bains d'Ovronnaz: To lock a door, we have to leave
a card key into the special device inside of the door.
(L) A shower room at Les Bains d'Ovronnaz (R) The exit/entrance to the
Indoor hot-spring pool of Les Bains d'Ovronnaz
A public hot-spring pool of the Les Bains d'Ovronnaz
A signboard of water temperature of a hot-spring pool
Swiss Alps at twilight
A pool-side of Les Bains d'Ovronnaz
A passage connecting six hotel buildings of Les Bains d'Ovronnaz
(L) A hotel rate is different according to the seasons at Les Bains d'Ovronnaz
(R) A sea of clouds seen from Les Bains d'Ovronnaz
A guest room is well-equipped and make it happy heart at Les Bains d'Ovronnaz.
A bright restaurant on the lobby floor of Les Bains d'Ovronnaz
A charming waitress and outside terrace of Les Bains d'Ovronnaz
(L) A summer house in Ovronnaz (R) A church at Ovronnaz
A hiking alley around Ovronnaz
(L) A bank in Ovronnaz (R) A special lift cage for a dog and/or an aged
(L) A ticket for the lift to Jorasse (M) A lift from Ovronnaz to Jorasse
(R) Terrace seats of the restaurant at Jorasse, the upper end of the lift
Swiss Alps observed from Jorasse: 1,940 meters above sea level
(L) An un-melted snow at Jorasse (R) Ovronnaz seen from a lift to Jorasse
A hiking road seen from a lift to Jorasse (R) Cows are hanging big Swiss
bell at their neck. This photo was taken from a lift.
A guidepost of hiking network is well installed.
A mountain view from a hiking course between Ovronnazthe and Jorasse (R)
A wild flower on the hiking course
(L) Town of Martigny viewed from Ovronnaz (R) A toilet is provided at lower
station of the lift.
(L) Les Bains d'Ovronnaz has a medical clinic. (R) A flower is in bloom
at the terrace of a guest room.
A hotel in Ovronnaz
(L) A pension on the slope of Ovronnaz (R) A hiker frequently meets a mountain
A cold, clear water, wild flowers and full of greenery at Ovronnaz
(L) A summer house in Ovronnaz (R) A cold drinking water was being piped
up on a road-side.
Ovronnaz sits on Switzerland's mountain south slope.
Les Bains d'Ovronnaz
A lift from Ovronnaz to Jorasse
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The photographs were taken in June 2013, the article was written in July
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.