The Covatannaz Gorge: an Energy trail

Sainte-Croix / Les Rasses

Seemingly hewn out of the rocks, the Gorge of Covatannaz extends from Vuiteboeuf through the wooded and steep flank of the Jura up to Ste-Croix. In this gorge, extremely high energy values are measured.

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Technical information

Begin of tour: Vuiteboeuf
End of tour: Ste-Croix
Technical requirements: easy
Physical fitness: easy
Distance: 5 km
Total altitude meters: 486 m
Biking time: 2:30 (hours, minutes)
Elevation start of tour: 590 m
Elevation end of tour: 1076 m
Season: -
Gastronomy: Restaurants in Vuiteboeuf and Ste-Croix
Various: Focal points of energy, archeological discoveries, and a cave covered with stalactite rock formations.
Access starting point: Take the train from Yverdon (KB 212)
Access point of arrival: Ste-Croix


Vuiteboeuf - Covatannaz Gorge - Mouille de la Sagne - La Sagne - Ste-Croix.

Stalactite cave; 6 focal points of energy, as well as springs.

Along the hiking route in the romantic wilderness of the ravine at the Arnon Creek, there are not only energy sources, but also mighty stones, a mountain spring, tuffstone, a stalactite grotto and rock faces which impart this section of the Jura tour almost the characteristics of a mountain trek.

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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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