Cyclo - La Strada Biancha Grand Tours Project
Taveyanne - Gryon © MaxCoquard / Bestjobers

Road bike - La strada bianca

Villars - La Rasse (Col de la Croix road) - Taveyanne - Les Chaux - Barboleuse - Villars

This original route takes you along a lovely packed-earth track between Taveyanne and Les Chaux. Ideal if you’ve got a bit of time to spare.

Starting on the Col de la Croix road, you take a right at km 5 towards Coufin. This is followed by a climb with some quite steep sections to the beautiful hamlet of Taveyanne.
From here, there’s an unpaved section of 1.5 km with a slight climb to Les Chaux (1755 m). Here, you can admire the views of the Dents du Midi and the Rhône valley from the terrace of Les Chaux restaurant. Then there’s a steep, windy descent to Barboleuse before the final flat section to Villars.

Practical information

Tip: don’t over-inflate your tyres. You’ll be much more comfortable on the packed earth.

Technical data

Start point
Gryon
Distance
19 km
Duration
2h00
Difference in height
743 Metres
Difficulty
Medium
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Along your way

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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.

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.

Les Chaux Mountain Farm & Chalet

Les Chaux Mountain Farm & Chalet

Gryon

Overlooking Gryon, Les Chaux Mountain Farm & Chalet offers spectacular views.

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