Trekking - Trail - Lac Retaud-Le Rard

Lac Retaud - Le Rard - Lac Retaud

Gentle trail in the surrounding area of Lac Retaud

From Lac Retaud start by going once around the lake and then follow the path towards La Marnèche. After about 300 metres branch off to the right, taking the path which goes above Lac Retaud. At the next fork, head towards Le Rard and then continue towards Col du Pillon. Before the pass, go up the pasture to come back to Lake Retaud.

Practical information

By postbus from the Diablerets railway station to Col du Pillon then by Diablobus from the Col du Pillon to Lac Retaud (during Free Access Card periods).

Lac Retaud can also be reached from the village on foot or by car.

Free parking at the Col du Pillon and Lac Retaud.


Office du Tourisme des Diablerets
Chemin du Collège 2
1865 Les Diablerets

Tel : +41 (0)24 492 00 10

Technical data

Start point
Les Diablerets
4 km
30 min.
Positive altitude difference
201 Metres
Negative altitude difference
202 Metres

Along your way

Restaurant du lac Retaud

Restaurant du lac Retaud

Les Diablerets

Lake Retaud nestles at an altitude of 1,685 metres directly opposite Glacier3000. This haven of peace offers walks in summer and winter as well as a restaurant with an adjoining, sunny terrace for fans of hiking, cross-country skiing and other winter sports.

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