Lac de Bretaye © Anthony Anex

Mountain Biking - La Panoramique 573

Including Lake Bretaye, views of the Ormonts valley and the gypsum pyramids and alpine meadows of the Col de la Croix.

Start at Col de Bretaye (take the Villars-Bretaye train), then follow route 573 through some magnificent scenery. Although this is a sports route, there are no technical difficulties and you mainly ride along forest and tarmac roads.

Practical information

Distance: 21 km
Time: 2 hr 30 min
Technical level: Moderate
Physical Level: Easy to Moderate

Bike hire:
Sport's House in Villars:
Dätwyler Sport in Villars:
Mcboard in Villars and Paragon Sport in Gryon:


Mountain bike map (application/pdf)

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