Vers la Croix des Chaux - Randonnée Gryon Nathalie Racheter
Taveyanne © MaxCoquard / Bestjobers
La Croix des Chaux M.Barrand
Vue depuis la Croix des Chaux - Gryon M.Barrand
Vue depuis la Croix des Chaux - Gryon M.Barrand

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

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

An alternative for mountain hikers, from Les Chaux to 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

Start point
3.9 km
Difference in height
333 Metres


From 1 juin 2019 to 31 oct. 2019

Along your way

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Barboleuse - Les Chaux gondola lift

Barboleuse - Les Chaux gondola lift


The Les Chaux gondola lift takes you to the heart of the Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets ski area, the start of some beautiful walks or maybe just an alpine 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 site with timber chalets and wooden shingle roofs, still without electricity, lies nestled in the heart of a nature reserve and is well worth a visit. You can’t fail to wonder at this hamlet frozen in time, famous for its mid-summer festival, its authenticity and its natural beauty.

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