WINTER HIKING IN THE VAUD ALPS
Once the mountains are dressed in their finest white coat it's time to enjoy the magical landscapes and the winter nature.
The Vaud Alps offer you the opportunity to get the best out of its nature with various winter hiking routes for all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced hiker.
You can enjoy winter hiking at any age adapting your pace to your physical condition. Let yourself be transported by the diversity of the landscapes you cross, between forest passages and free views. Winter hiking ensures moments of pure harmony with nature, away from the crowds, for you to enjoy the peace and quiet of the snow-covered landscape.
You will hike on a paved route, where snow has been packed down to facilitate your path over the kilometres.
The Vaud Alps are well known for their superb and enjoyable snowshoe hikes, for you to have a smooth hike, whatever the snow height. On a marked and secure trail, you follow the signs to move, snowshoes on your feet, in the heart of nature. Whatever the height of the fresh snow, your snowshoes give you the necessary lightness to move easily in the snow.
You can also follow the trails accompanied by a guide who will introduce you to the diversity of this region.
Put on your good winter shoes and set off to discover the region's winter footpaths.
Over 100 km of marked hiking trails are awaiting, for you to fully enjoy this area, as well as to regenerate and recharge your batteries, on our marked and groomed trails.
More than 190 km of marked trails await you in the Vaud Alps. For both beginners and advanced hikers, young and old, snowshoeing is for everyone.
You can rent the necessary equipment in the local sports shops.
While you're out there, enjoy the surrounding area and remember, it's not unusual to come across rabbits and foxes in this unspoilt winter wonderland.
Combine sports and culinary delights with our gourmet walks inspired by our local cuisine.
Follow a marked route on foot or on snowshoes while savouring a local traditional delicacy at each stage.