This trail is one of 67 wheelchair accessible trails across Switzerland described on the Mobility International Switzerland website:A pleasant, level path through the Lower Valais Valley passes through the wine-growing village of Ardon, continuing to Sion. The route often leads along the banks of the Rhone river as you take a relaxing rural excursion with views of the Valais Alps.Starting point is Ardon, an important wine-growing village producing the well-known Fendant. The path leads out of the village and reveals views of the considerable vineyard terraces that extend far across the valley. On the horizon, you can make out the Valais Alps and now and then, the soothing sound of the Rhone adds to the idyllic setting. The path continues along the embankment in the direction of Sion. The wide valley floor is fascinating and enchanting. You soon reach a small, tranquil lake which beautifully reflects the distant mountains. A little later, you cross a bridge and shortly afterwards reach a man-made lake on the outskirts of Sion. This is the perfect place to take a break and admire the natural lido with it’s spacious meadow shoreline. Return to the embankment path and follow the rushing Rhone, enjoying the captivating views of valley and mountains. Pass Sion Airport before you reach the centre of Sion, also known as Switzerland’s sunniest town.
The Mobility International Switzerland website provides accessibility information on all the trails listed on the site including:
- how to get to the start of a trail and how to depart from the end point
- the location of accessible bathrooms along each trail including descriptions and photos
- descriptions of the terrain and the fitness level required at each stage of a trail
- information on the accessibility of places of interest along a trail
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