Selection: Gourmet snowshoe hikes in the Alpes vaudoises

With your snowshoes on, discover the region's most beautiful landscapes while enjoying gourmet breaks.

Because winter is all about fresh air, snow-covered landscapes and walks in magical places, we've selected 6 snowshoeing itineraries for you, along which you can take a gourmet break in mountain huts and restaurants. And make unforgettable memories as you walk along the snowy paths. Let's go!

Pra cornet snowshoes - winter - Les Mosses
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1. A magical snowshoe hike to Pra-Cornet

A magnificent hike starting from Les Mosses, through a forest inhabited by little gnomes and elves. The reward: delicious home-made tarts at the Pra-Cornet refuge on the eponymous plateau.

🕒3 h 🟢Easy ❄️8km

Raquettes Solalex
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2. Snowshoeing for gourmets at Solalex

Put on your snowshoes from Cergnement, in the commune of Gryon, and hike along the Avançon to the Solalex mountain pasture. Here you can enjoy a cheese dish and an invigorating mulled wine while admiring the famous Miroir d'Argentine.

🕒2h45 🟠Moderate ❄️6,2 km

Leysin - Snowshoeing in Solacyre - Winter
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3. Snowshoeing at Solacyre

Starting from the Carrière des Chamoix in Leysin, the climb offers splendid views of the lake and mountains. After the slightly steep ascent, reward yourself with gourmet food prepared by the volunteers at the Solacyre refuge.

🕒2h45 🟠Moderate ❄️5,8 km

4. Panoramic snowshoe hike to Monts Chevreuils

From the village of La Lécherette, this hike takes you to an altitude of 1,749 metres and offers a splendid view of the Hongrin dam. At the end of the hike, you can enjoy a sweet treat on the panoramic terrace of the Monts Chevreuils hut.

🕒3h30 🟠Moderate ❄️8 km

5. Snowshoe trekking for connoisseurs at Les Mazots

On arrival at the Diablerets Express cable car, recharge your batteries at the pretty Mazots restaurant. Then put on your snowshoes and head for the village of Les Diablerets!

🕒2h 🟠Moderate ❄️5 km

6. Gourmet snowshoe hike at La Sarouche

A challenging walk in the heart of the Pays-d'Enhaut, starting from Gérignoz. After a 600-metre ascent, head to the charming Sarouche hut for a well-deserved break by the fire!

🕒5h40 🟠Moderate ❄️9.7 km

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