Trekking - From Les Chaux to Les Diablerets

Les Chaux - Taveyanne - Coufin - Alpage du Col de la Croix - Tréchadèze - Les Diablerets

This route from Les Chaux (Gryon) to Les Diablerets includes lots of interesting local features along the way.

At the start of this hike, take the lift between Barboleuse and Les Chaux. Then, head for the hamlet of Taveyanne and walk down towards Coufin. Then follow the path up towards the Col de la Croix mountain pastures, where Etivaz cheese is still made during the summer season (mid-June to end August). You can make a detour to Col de la Croix (20 minutes) to admire the gypsum pyramids, a specific geological feature of the region. The view from here is spectacular! As you walk back down from the Col de la Croix mountain pastures, head in the direction of Les Diablerets via Tréchadèze.

Practical information

Transport :
Access to Barboleuse by train from Villars, Gryon or Bex.
Acces to "Les Chaux" by cablecar from July to October or by bus in June : both means of transport are incuded in the Free Access Card.
The cablecar ride is also included in the Magic Pass 2018-19.

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

Documents

Summer hiking map (application/pdf)
Summer hiking map (application/pdf)

Technical data

Start point
Gryon
Distance
13 km
Duration
3h40
Positive altitude difference
354 Metres
Negative altitude difference
946 Metres
Difficulty
Medium

Dates

From 1 mai 2020 to 31 oct. 2020

Along your way

Barboleuse - Les Chaux gondola lift

Barboleuse - Les Chaux gondola lift

Gryon

The Les Chaux gondola lift takes you to the heart of the Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets ski area, the start of some beautiful walks or maybe just an alpine terrace.

La Boille ô Chaux

La Boille ô Chaux

Gryon

Ideally located in the heart of the Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets ski area, La Boille ô Chaux offers regional cuisine in a friendly and warm atmosphere.

Refuge of Taveyanne

Refuge of Taveyanne

Gryon

The Refuge of Taveyanne is located in an authentic and typical mountain hamlet historically classified which still lives today without power. Savor a local cooking in a warm and family frame in this timeless place in beam and roofs of shingles.

Col de la Croix Alpine Pastures

Col de la Croix Alpine Pastures

Villars-sur-Ollon

The Col de la Croix alpine pastures on the Col de La Croix road, half-way between Villars and Les Diablerets, are not to be missed.

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