Excursions from Vazon Oulx

The countryside around Borgata Vazon in the upper Susa Valley is ideal for all types of mountain excursions.

  • Some short, easy walks of less than two hours, with splendid views of the neighbouring historic villages of Desertes, Soubras and Balbiere, or Lozet and Autagnas;
  • Hikes of average, not extreme difficulty, taking less than 3 hours, include the scenic path to Cotolivier, the Croce di San Giuseppe (St. Joseph’s Cross) and the more accessible peaks;
  • Strenuous hikes, taking an average of 4/5 hours …link a ring of refuges in the upper Susa Valley to Pamplinet in France, through the mountain passes above Vazon (the Desertes pass or the Grand Hoche pass); to Mount Chaberton and the entire mountain chain from Desertes to Chateau, including difficult paths to the peaks and longer trips.

Here are 3 mountain hikes of varying difficulty :