Lac Retaud © Office du Tourisme des Diablerets
Randonnée Isenau © Iwan Schuwey

Trekking - The Diable trail

Les Diablerets - Aigue Noire - Sentier du Dar - Col du Pillon - Lac Retaud - Isenau

This trail will take you from Les Diablerets to Isenau. You can start your walk from the Col du Pillon for an easier version.

Starting from Les Diablerets, walk along the river to Eurotel Victoria, then continue along the path towards Domaine des Sources. Next, keep going along the river and cross the Aigue Noire bridge. Follow the path through the forest. Cross the road and keep walking along the Dar trail towards Col du Pillon. When you get to Col du Pillon, follow the road to the small car park behind the cable car building then follow the path, slightly steep at first, through the forest towards Lake Retaud. Then continue along the path towards Isenau.
If you have a buggy, you can also take the road from Col du Pillon up to Lake Retaud then Isenau.

Practical information

A few tips and requests:
- Option to start the walk at Col du Pillon (accessible by car or bus)
- The Col du Pillon - Isenau section is buggy-friendly.
- Respect flora and fauna and take your rubbish with you
- Respect private property and close gates behind you

Technical data

Start point
Les Diablerets
8 km
Difference in height
710 Metres


From 1 mai 2018 To 30 nov. 2018


Answers (application/pdf)
Parcours du Diable (application/pdf)

Along your way

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Les Diablerets Tourist Office

Les Diablerets Tourist Office

Les Diablerets

The Diablerets Tourist office is there to welcome you and to provide you with information and assistance during your stay.

Restaurant Col Du Pillon

Restaurant Col Du Pillon

Les Diablerets

Situated at the top of the Col du Pillon near the Glacier 3000 cable car, this restaurant is a lovely stop for skiers and hikers, summer and winter.

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.

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