At the entrance to the Pays-d'Enhaut, you will be welcomed by the small village of Rossinière, whose idyllic setting is shaped by its lovely surroundings, its centuries-old history and its magnificent wooden houses. Its chalets with their painted and carved façades invite you to take a stroll through the village centre and the surrounding hamlets. Equipped with your audio guide, learn more about the history of these centuries-old buildings.
Don't miss the Grand Chalet, where the famous painter Balthus lived until he passed away. With its cheese cellar with a storage capacity of 600 truckles, it is the largest wooden chalet in Europe. Famous guests such as Victor Hugo and Alfred Dreyfus have stayed here! It now belongs to the family of the famous painter Balthus. A little further in the village, stop at the Balthus chapel. This place is dedicated to the memory and works of the artist.
Both in summertime and wintertime, Rossinière is also the ideal starting point for many walks. Reach the frozen shores of Lake Vernex and go around it. The snowy landscapes will bring a magical touch to your walk.