Trekking - Les Ecovets - Panex - Ollon

Les Ecovets - Panex - Plan d'Esserts - Ollon

This walk takes you through varied scenery, the pretty village of Panex and the equally charming village of Ollon surrounded by vines.

At Les Ecovets, you can have a break at the restaurant of the same name and enjoy the magnificent views of Lake Geneva in the distance if it’s a clear day. You then follow the road then the forest path towards Panex. After the village, you head for Ollon, through green meadows and forest paths. The end of the walk takes you through the vineyards of Ollon to the village.


Summer hiking map (application/pdf)


Office du Tourisme de Villars
Avenue Centrale 140
CP 100
1884 Villars-sur-Ollon

Tel : +41 24 495 32 32

Technical data

Start point
Les Ecovets
5.3 km
Positive altitude difference
34 Metres
Negative altitude difference
856 Metres

Along your way

Restaurant des Ecovets

Restaurant des Ecovets


With its spectacular location on the hills of Chesières, Les Ecovets restaurant with its cosy, authentic ambiance is open all year. This large chalet has a fantastic terrace which can seat up to 80 covers.

The fairy grotto of Panex

The fairy grotto of Panex


A cave at the entrance to Panex, in the Prealps, called the Creux d'Enfer or Grotte aux Fées.

The Ollon wine-producing district

The Ollon wine-producing district

In its south-facing location at the foot of the Prealps, the hillside Ollon Vineyards benefit from a hot and dry climate, influenced by the foehn.

Artisans vignerons d'Ollon

Artisans vignerons d'Ollon


Members of Les Artisans Vignerons d'Ollon winemakers association open up their cellars for groups of over 10 people. Booking required.

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