Lac de Bretaye - paysage été M.Barrand

Trekking - La Salamandre - Les habitants des arbres

Col de la Croix - Ensex - Bretaye

Embark on an adventure with Sam and discover the hills and natural surroundings of Villars on this 5,500m walk.

Accessible from Col de la Croix (via the Villars-Les Diablerets bus service), you head in the direction of Le Bretaye along a lovely path offering panoramic views of the Vaud Alps. Follow the instructions in the leaflet to copy the symbols carved into each post.

At the end of this treasure hunt, you can return to Villars on the train between Bretaye and Villars or retrace your steps.

Technical data

Start point
Villars-sur-Ollon
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
2h00
Difference in height
169 Metres
Difficulty
Medium
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Along your way

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Bretaye Alpine pasture

Bretaye Alpine pasture

Villars-sur-Ollon

These alpine pastures stretch all around Bretaye, a delight for skiers during the winter. Farm visits and teas available.

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