english index tobacco control English Index


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
for relaxing.

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 and Geneva

(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 outdoor pool

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 passenger

(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 torrent.

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

Germany. Austria and Switzerland 2013
Narita to Frankfurt EU trains 2013 Heidelberg Heidelberg University Munchen
Salzburg Hellbrunn Hallstatt Wien Bern Ovronnaz Geneva
Smoking status in Germany 2013 Smoking-room rate in hotels in Germany
Smoking status in Austria 2013 Smoking-room rate in hotels in Austria
Smoking status in Switzerland 2013 Smoking-room rate in hotels in Switzerland
Zurich Station/Airport London Heathrow Airport 2013

 写真撮影 2013年6月撮影 2013年7月執筆
「禁煙席ネット」主宰 日本タバコフリー学会顧問 医学博士 宮本順伯
★ 「禁煙席ネット」へのリンクは自由
The photographs were taken in June 2013, the article was written in July 2013,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.


Special Note:
 Two South Kuril and two islands off Hokkaido are the own land of Japan.
 Smoke-free hotels in Japan
 Domestic travel in Japan
 Smoke-free should be the minimum standard for the host city in the Olympic.
 WHO: Smoking should be banned in all public spaces.
 World population: seven billion v.s. Declining birth rate in Japan
 Nobody in the earth can destroy the natural beauty of the land.
 Tax saving's rental housing is mushrooming.

www. smokefree.jpn.com

The way to contact to the writter
Smoke-free rental condominium in Tokyo (PR)
Junhaku Miyamoto: profile

Smoke-free Hotel and Travel

受動喫煙防止条例  屋内全面禁煙  鉄道車内完全禁煙レンタカー レストラン バー 飲食店 ホテル 空港 公共空間 喫煙規制
Restaurant hotel railway rent-a-car travel airport tobacco smoking ban