Hike from Col de Bretaye to Villars


Chalet Turrian Villars VD Suisse

Chalet Turrian Villars VD Suisse

Villars - Bretaye 360° Panorama

Villars - Bretaye 360° Panorama

On the approximately two-hour hike you will discover exciting secrets of the forest and enjoy a wonderful view of Villars-sur-Ollon and the surrounding mountain world.

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Technical information

Begin of tour:Bretaye
End of tour:Villars-sur-Ollon
Access starting point:By train from Villars-sur-Ollon
Access point of arrival:By train from Bex or by bus from Aigle
Hiking time:2h
Difference in elevation:540m
Season:January through December


Col de Bretaye - Tète de Teisse-Joux - Col de Soud - Villars-sur-Ollon.

The picturesque hike takes you in two hours from Col de Bretaye via Tête de Teissa-Joux and Col de Soud to Villars-sur-Ollon. On the 6.7 km hike you can enjoy magnificent views of the valley and hike through magnificent forests.

The last kilometers of the hike are on the theme trail “Sentier du Renardeau”, an educational forest trail that leads down to Villars. Twenty signposts that are interesting for the young and young at heart give the hiker detailed information about forest life: flora, fauna, scents, forest professions and tree species.

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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