PLANeTS TRAIL

THe SOLaR SYSTeM IN MINIaTURe

The Planets Trail, which stretches from the arrival of the funicular at Tignousa to the Hotel Weisshorn, is a representation on a reduced scale (1 / 1’000’000’000th for distances and 1 / 100’000 ‘000th for sizes) of our solar system. So, you will have to travel 4.5km on the way to discover the last planet (Neptune) represented by a 50cm sphere. Further on, the Trail becomes a balcony path on the sides of the Nava points. You will discover there Halley’s comet and the dwarf planet Pluto.

aUDIOS aND INTeRaCTIVe TeLeSCOPeS

Visual and audio supports dedicated to each planet, games to present minor bodies (asteroids and centaurs), allow you, whether you are a novice or an initiate, to set off to re-discover these extraordinary world of planets. Let yourself be surprised!

PRaCTICaL INFORMaTION

The start of the path of the planets is at the arrival of the St-Luc – Tignousa funicular. It is accessible from the end of May to the end of October. With children, it takes a good half a day to make the round trip.