Walks and excursions for all levels
Whatever your physical condition and your expectations, the hiking trails of the Alpes vaudoises keep their promise of a change of scenery.
Sunny hillsides with vineyards, mountain pastures in full bloom during the summer, peaks with breathtaking views, glacier at 3,000 metres above sea level: the diversity of landscapes in the Alpes vaudoises can meet your expectations of Mother Nature.
During your walks with family and friends or just by yourself, recharge your batteries at the side of a mountain lake, take in the fauna and flora and contemplate the mountain which reveals itself to the rhythm of your steps.
Go hiking through the Alpes vaudoises at your own pace
Hiking is accessible to everyone! From family walks to the Alpine trail, choose the itinerary that suits you best and discover the Alpes vaudoises according to your interests.
Top 5 of the most beautiful walks in the Alpes vaudoises
Follow the guide! Take a guided group hike or a tailor-made hike
If you want to learn more about the fauna, flora and geology of the region, consider hiring our guides and mountain leaders. They know the mountains like the back of their hand, tell you a bit of alpine history, tell you local legends and take you off the beaten track while ensuring a safe outing.
During the summer season, meetings focused on hiking sometimes have a theme such as gourmet, knowledge of plants or heritage. They even organize themselves a festival. Meet walkers, share your favorite hikes or join a hiking group.
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Venture into a nature reserve, run on the trails, maintain your form on a fitness course and switch to contemplation mode from the peaks of the Alpes vaudoises. Viewpoints are the reward for all your hard work.
Coming for walks in Switzerland’s Alpes vaudoises
Want to hike for a day, a weekend, or your next family holiday? Come and discover or rediscover the Alpes vaudoises, a unique region of French-speaking Switzerland, which offers many possibilities for walks and excursions between plains, forests, mountain pastures and peaks.
The region, located 3 hours from Zürich, 2 hours from Geneva and Bern, and only 1 hour from Lausanne, promises to satisfy beginners or expert hikers alike thanks to trails adapted to your wishes and expectations, while at the same time offering spectacular views and unspoiled countryside.