Les Pléiades – daffodils and stars

Les Pléiades

Haut de Blonnay

Haut de Blonnay

Les Pléiades - Lally

Les Pléiades - Lally

Vers Sonchaux

Vers Sonchaux

Les Pléiades - Switzerland

Les Pléiades - Switzerland

Aire de décollage

Aire de décollage

Vue depuis le Para Delta Club

Vue depuis le Para Delta Club

From Vevey a cog railway runs via Blonay to the vantage point with open-air exhibition of our solar system and the universe. And in spring the surrounding fields are chockablock full of daffodils.

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The Astro-Pléiades begins by the mountain station: And astronomical observations with your feet on the ground continue with a stroll through our solar system to fixed stars and finally to extragalactic sights.

The notorious fields of daffodils pave the way as scenic jewel for the romantic – not to speak of their beauty in the eyes of photographers, hikers, bikers Nordic walkers and paragliders who all love the spot. The chalet-style mountain guesthouse from where views from the terrace alone are well worth a visit is a great place to be as well!

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Altitude: 1361m
Accessibility:
Train to Vevey, cog railway from the Vevey railway station via Blonay to Les Pléiades
View: Over Lake Geneva to the Dents du Midi, Mont Blanc, across the Savoyer mountains to Jura with the Dôle, Mont Tendre and Chasseron
Attractions: Claude Nicollier space trail, daffodil fields in spring (online calendar), scenic terrace of the chalet-style restaurant
Culinary aspects: Restaurant Les Pléiades, Restaurant de la Châ: regional specialities, cheese and Rösti (potato) dishes, cakes
Overnight stays: Berghotel Les Pléiades (9 beds)
Groups: Banquet hall with up to 100 places
Winter: Small winter sports area, chairlift, ski-lift, sled-run, snowshoe walking and cross-country skiing
Special comments: Rochers de Naye, Sonloup (Les Avant), Les Pléiades and Mont Pèlerin are all scenic mountains above Montreux and Vevey with fantastic views.



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