Vers-l'Eglise - Wonder of Les Diablerets

Route Information

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Region
Difficulty
Easy
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Ascent
Descent

Description

This hiking route links Les Diablerets to the hamlet of Vers-l'Eglise. There are no difficulties on this walk of just over 4 km (one way).

Vers-l'Eglise is the historical capital of the Commune of Ormont-Dessus. With its church dating from around 1450, its cobbled square, its parish church, its museum and its communal inn, Vers-l'Eglise is a timeless place with a breathtaking view of the Pic Chaussy mountain range. Less than 500 metres from Vers l'Eglise, the Planches sawmill is one of the last in the canton to have preserved its old mechanism (demonstration on Saturdays). The walk starts in front of the Diablerets Tourist Office. Then you head towards the train station and follow the small road to Les Côtes which leads you to Vers-l'Eglise. The return journey can be made via Les Granges and Les Bovets, this variant offers a magnificent view of the Diablerets massif. The outward and/or return journey can also be made by train. In Vers-l'Eglise, take the opportunity to visit the Musées des Ormonts, 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

A FEW TIPS : - Plan your walk (route, length, weather). - Make sure you’ve got the right equipment; sturdy footwear (climbing boots preferably), suitable clothing and protection from bad weather - Take sufficient food and drink. - Bring a first aid kit. - Be attentive to changes in weather - Close all gates behind you - Put out fires and refrain from lighting fires in dry conditions - Take your rubbish with you

This hiking route links Les Diablerets to the hamlet of Vers-l'Eglise. There are no difficulties on this walk of just over 4 km (one way).

Vers-l'Eglise is the historical capital of the Commune of Ormont-Dessus. With its church dating from around 1450, its cobbled square, its parish church, its museum and its communal inn, Vers-l'Eglise is a timeless place with a breathtaking view of the Pic Chaussy mountain range. Less than 500 metres from Vers l'Eglise, the Planches sawmill is one of the last in the canton to have preserved its old mechanism (demonstration on Saturdays). The walk starts in front of the Diablerets Tourist Office. Then you head towards the train station and follow the small road to Les Côtes which leads you to Vers-l'Eglise. The return journey can be made via Les Granges and Les Bovets, this variant offers a magnificent view of the Diablerets massif. The outward and/or return journey can also be made by train. In Vers-l'Eglise, take the opportunity to visit the Musées des Ormonts, 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

A FEW TIPS : - Plan your walk (route, length, weather). - Make sure you’ve got the right equipment; sturdy footwear (climbing boots preferably), suitable clothing and protection from bad weather - Take sufficient food and drink. - Bring a first aid kit. - Be attentive to changes in weather - Close all gates behind you - Put out fires and refrain from lighting fires in dry conditions - Take your rubbish with you

Course profile

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