Trekking - Isenau

Lac Retaud - Isenau - Lac Retaud

This hike takes you to the typical hamlet of Vers-l'Eglise.

Starting from the Tourist Office, follow the river to the station, then head out of the village along the main road. Continue along the road to Les Bovets past the Hôtel du Pillon. Keep going until you get to the little village of Vers-l'Eglise crossing the main road to the lower part of the village. Walk back up to Les Diablerets along the Les Cotes road.

When you’re in Vers-l'Eglise, visit the museum which regularly has exhibitions on the Vallée des Ormonts or linger for a while on the terrace of the Auberge de l'Ours. Enjoy the tranquillity of the hamlet’s pretty paved square with its church and fountain.

Practical information

Follow the official footpath signs

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
Les Diablerets
4 km
Positive altitude difference
169 Metres
Negative altitude difference
170 Metres

Along your way

Lake Retaud

Lake Retaud

Les Diablerets

A little paradise in the Vaudois Alps: nestled in a basin on the south face of the Palette, Lake Retaud reflects the blue sky and dark pines in its crystal water.

Buvette de la Marnèche - Isenau

Buvette de la Marnèche - Isenau

Les Diablerets

This alpine chalet which has been home to the Berruex family for over 40 years offers stunning views of the Ormonts valley: Les Diablerets, Le Muveran, Les Dents du Midi, Leysin, Les Tours d'Aï and Mayen.

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