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Refuge de Taveyanne Refuge de Taveyanne

Mountain Bike - In the land of the imps

Barboleuse - Taveyanne - Frience - Barboleuse

Idyllic countryside trail taking you from Barboleuse to Taveyanne, then from Les Chaux to Frience before heading back down to Barboleuse

Soak up the tranquillity of the Culant cirque and Taveyanne, with its mountain pastures and nature reserve, along this idyllic countryside trail, which then brings you to the Frience mountain pastures with the Miroir de l’Argentine, the mecca for climbing, as the backdrop.

From Barboleuse, follow the Les Chaux road for 3 sharp bends and a good climb.
After this, there’s a flatter road then a track and a path leading you to Taveyanne and then a track to Les Chaux. From here, you head back down to Frience on a track then a road and finally follow a path back to Barboleuse.

Practical information

Signs: route number 582

A few pointers:
- Look after flora and fauna and take your rubbish with you
- Give way to hikers and treat them with respect
- Keep to the permitted tracks and control your speed at all times
- Respect private property, close gates to fields and do not ride across fields
- Wear a helmet


Mountain bike map (application/pdf)

Technical data

Start point
16 km
Difference in height
695 Metres


From May 15, 2019 to Oct 30, 2019

Along your way

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Gryon Tourist Office

Gryon Tourist Office


Gryon Tourist Office here to welcome, guide, advise and assist you during your stay.

Refuge of Taveyanne

Refuge of Taveyanne


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.

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