Les Ecovets
Balade dans le vignoble - Ollon Iwan Schuwey

Trekking - Les Ecovets to Ollon

Les Ecovets - Huémoz - Glutière - Ollon

A route from mountains to vineyard between Les Ecovets and the charming village of Ollon

Starting from Les Ecovets (Villars), this hike takes you from the mountains to the vineyard village of Ollon, alternating between open views and sections through the woods.
Head for En Curnaux taking the path arriving in front of the Restaurant des Ecovets.
Near the exercise trail, head for Huémoz. You’ll have to cross the main road several times as you walk down through the pastures to Glutières and then the charming village of Ollon, surrounded by vineyards.

Practical information

Free parking in Les Ecovets.
The regular Aigle-Villars (144) service runs every hour to take you back to Villars. The closest bus stop to Les Ecovets is Chesières-Soleil. Walk up the rue du Crêt de la Prairie, then take the Les Ecovets road on the left.

A few pointers:
- Plan your walk (route, length, weather).
- Make sure you’ve got the right equipment; sturdy footwear (climbing boots preferably), suitable clothing and protection from bad weather
- Take sufficient food and drink.
- Bring a first aid kit.
- Be attentive to changes in weather
- Close all gates behind you
- Put out fires and refrain from lighting fires in dry conditions
- Take your rubbish with you

Technical data

Start point
Chesières
Distance
5.4 km
Duration
2h00
Difference in height
889 Metres
Difficulty
Medium

Along your way

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Restaurant des Ecovets

Restaurant des Ecovets

Chesières

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 Ollon wine-producing district

The Ollon wine-producing district

Ollon

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.

Bus Aigle-Villars

Bus Aigle-Villars

Aigle

All year bus service from Aigle train station to Villars via Ollon.

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