Cyclo - A la découverte de l'Hongrin Grand Tours Project
Cycliste à Villars, Alain Rumpf Alain Rumpf - Grand Tour Project
Col de la Croix à vélo, Alain Rumpf (2) Alain Rumpf - Grand Tour Project

Road bike - Explore L'Hongrin

Villars - Col de La Croix - Les Diablerets - Les Aviolats - Les Mosses - Corbeyrier - Bex - Villars

This route starting in Villars-Gryon mainly runs along small roads with moderate traffic, with exceptional views of Lake Geneva and the Alps.

Starting from Villars, the Col de la Croix (km 8, 1774 m) has several demanding climbs and then a flat section where you can get your breath back before tackling the last 3 kilometres up to the summit.
The ride down to Les Diablerets (km 17) offers stunning views. Maybe you’ll decide to have your first stop in one of the cafes here?
As you head down to Le Sépey, take a right towards Les Voëttes. This narrow and occasionally steep road will take you to Col des Mosses (km 27, 1445 m), avoiding the traffic of the main road.
After crossing the pass, continue on to La Lécherette and take a left towards L’Hongrin. Here again, you’ll follow an almost deserted route, in beautiful unspoilt scenery, for over 20 km. Once you get to Les Agites (km 48), stop and admire the views of Lake Geneva. If it’s a clear day, you’ll be able see the Jura mountains in the distance!
A quick descent brings you to Yvorne (km 59) and the vineyards of Le Chablais, followed by a flat section of about 12 kilometres on small roads to Bex (km 72).

Practical information

Tip: The fittest cyclists can do this loop in the opposite direction. The climb from Yvorne is very steep; make sure you’re prepared!

Technical data

Start point
Villars-sur-Ollon
Distance
92 km
Duration
6h00
Difference in height
2527 Metres
Difficulty
Hard
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Tourist Office of Villars

Tourist Office of Villars

Villars-sur-Ollon

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