Villeneuve to Pont du Rhone, Monthey – 16km: We decided walking 26km, all the way to Saint -Maurice, in 28 degree Celsius heat was not for us! Instead we walked to a small tram station, Pont du Rhone, Monthey, which is very close to the track. From here we caught a tram to Aigle and then a train back to Villeneuve. We used a planned ‘rest’ day to walk the remaining 10km the following day. Next day we took the train from Villeneuve to Aigle and then the tram to Pont du Rhone where we continued our walk to Saint – Maurice. This section is very easy, flat walking along side canals, through farming country and along the Rhone River. Take plenty of water as there are very few places to replenish your supplies. Choose boots that best fit pavement walking.

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