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Trekking - Chaux Ronde (Croix des Chaux) - Taveyanne (par la crête)

Les Chaux - Chaux Ronde (Croix des Chaux) - Taveyanne

Starting from the building at the top of Les Chaux gondola, head up the concrete slope towards Croix des Chaux (Chaux Ronde), walk round the left side of the lake, then keep going up to Croix des Chaux (top of Chaux Ronde), one of the finest panoramic viewpoints in the region.
Carefully cross the little ridge, then follow the path that ends in Taveyanne (only when weather is good and the ground dry).
From Taveyanne, you can return to La Barboleuse by the Chemin des Raies or continue on to Villars (via Coufin) or Les Diablerets.

Practical information

A few pointers:
- Stay on the marked paths
- Make sure you know your route and the weather conditions
- Respect flora and fauna
- Take your rubbish home with you
- Respect private property
- Close all gates behind you
- Keep dogs on leads

Technical data

3.9 km
Difference in height
333 Metres

Along your way

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Barboleuse - Les Chaux gondola

Barboleuse - Les Chaux gondola


The Les Chaux gondolas take you to the heart of the Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets ski area, the start of some fantastic hikes, to the ski slopes, cross country tracks and snoshoes trails or just to a mountain terrace.

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.




The picturesque hamlet of Taveyanne, a listed historical monument, with its timber chalets and wooden shingle roofs and still no mains electricity, nestled in the heart of the nature reserve of the same name is well worth a visit. You can’t fail to wonder at this hamlet frozen in time, celebrated for its mid-summer festival, its authenticity and its natural beauty

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