From Les Mazots to Les Diablerets via Vers-l'Eglise

Route Information

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Region
Difficulty
Difficult
Length
Duration
Ascent
Descent

Description

This easy hike starts in Les Mazots, not far from the Col de la Croix. Via a charming hiking trail, you will discover superb landscapes over the Ormont valley before reaching the charming hamlet of Vers-l'Eglise.

From Les Mazots you take the path beneath the hamlet which runs near the cable car until you get to a forest path further down. You continue on this to La Bierla and on to Vers-l'Eglise. Return to Les Diablerets on the Route des Côtes. This route can also be walked in the reverse direction. In Vers-l'Eglise, take the opportunity to visit the museum, which regularly holds exhibitions on the Ormonts valley, or stop at the terrace of the Auberge de l'Ours. The pretty cobbled square with its temple and fountain give this hamlet a certain tranquillity.

Practical Information

CURIOSITIES: - High altitude restaurant at Les Mazots - Near Les Mazots: Col de la Croix refreshment bar. Gypsum pyramids. - In Vers-l'Eglise: Musée des Ormonts, Vers-l'Eglise temple ACCESS: - Access to Les Mazots by car, bus or with the new Diablerets Express cable car. - Ask about the bus timetable and the opening dates of the cable car. SOME TIPS: - Plan your hike (route, duration, weather). - Equip yourself appropriately; sturdy shoes (preferably high heels), suitable clothing and protection against the weather. - Take sufficient food and drink. - Take a pocket pharmacy. - Be aware of weather changes - Do not walk on grass and crops - Close all pasture gates - Turn off fireplaces, do not make fires in case of drought - Take your rubbish with you

This easy hike starts in Les Mazots, not far from the Col de la Croix. Via a charming hiking trail, you will discover superb landscapes over the Ormont valley before reaching the charming hamlet of Vers-l'Eglise.

From Les Mazots you take the path beneath the hamlet which runs near the cable car until you get to a forest path further down. You continue on this to La Bierla and on to Vers-l'Eglise. Return to Les Diablerets on the Route des Côtes. This route can also be walked in the reverse direction. In Vers-l'Eglise, take the opportunity to visit the museum, which regularly holds exhibitions on the Ormonts valley, or stop at the terrace of the Auberge de l'Ours. The pretty cobbled square with its temple and fountain give this hamlet a certain tranquillity.

Practical Information

CURIOSITIES: - High altitude restaurant at Les Mazots - Near Les Mazots: Col de la Croix refreshment bar. Gypsum pyramids. - In Vers-l'Eglise: Musée des Ormonts, Vers-l'Eglise temple ACCESS: - Access to Les Mazots by car, bus or with the new Diablerets Express cable car. - Ask about the bus timetable and the opening dates of the cable car. SOME TIPS: - Plan your hike (route, duration, weather). - Equip yourself appropriately; sturdy shoes (preferably high heels), suitable clothing and protection against the weather. - Take sufficient food and drink. - Take a pocket pharmacy. - Be aware of weather changes - Do not walk on grass and crops - Close all pasture gates - Turn off fireplaces, do not make fires in case of drought - Take your rubbish with you

Course profile

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