Bretaye Chalet © Roman Tyulyakov
Lac des Chavonnes © Eva Jungo
TVGD été Chavonnes © Télé Villars-Gryon-Diablerets

Hiking - From Bretaye to the Lac des Chavonnes via Vy Boveyre and Conche

Bretaye- Lac des Chavonnes - Vy Boveyre - Conche - Bretaye

Let's discover the Lac de Chavonnes along this wonderful hike !

Take the train from Villars to Bretaye and you’ll be entranced by the rich green scenery, lakes and surrounding mountaintops. When you get to Bretaye, you can admire panoramic views of Mont Blanc, the Dents du Midi or the Grand Muveran!
As you walk to Lake Les Chavonnes, you can admire the village of Bretaye and the little lake of the same name.
Take a walk around it (15 minutes approx). Then continue in the direction of Lac Noir which you can glimpse on your right.

Finally, return to Lake Les Chavonnes with the restaurant-guest house of the same name. Admire the view and the sunlight reflecting in this deep lake. (See the Lake Les Chavonnes caption).

Practical information

A few pointers:
- Stay on the marked paths
- Make sure you know your route and the weather conditions
- Respect flora and fauna
- Take your rubbish home with you
- Respect private property
- Close all gates behind you
- Keep dogs on leads

Technical data

Start point
Villars-sur-Ollon
Distance
6.2 km
Duration
1h45 - 2h40
Difference in height
222 Metres
Difficulty
Medium

Documents

Summer hiking map (application/pdf)

Along your way

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Lac des Chavonnes

Lac des Chavonnes

Villars-sur-Ollon

This tranquil mountain lake, perched at 1,690 metres (in the heart of the Vaudois Alps), offers a unique setting in the heart of the forest. Follow the 2 kilometre path from the "Bretaye" train stop.

Restaurant du Lac des Chavonnes

Restaurant du Lac des Chavonnes

Villars-sur-Ollon

This restaurant is in a stunning location on the shores of the beautiful mountain lake of the same name. Perched at 1,690 metres in the heart of the Vaudois Alps right near the Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets ski area, the restaurant is open summer and winter .

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