Pilgrims Way by Lake Geneva


Morges: Port de

Morges: Port de

The Jakobsweg route from Morges to Rolle passes through the wonderful scenery surrounding Lake Geneva. At the beginning of the walk, the route takes you through a natural lakeside landscape, with dense woodland and secluded bathing spots and along beautiful paths. This idyllic scene is where the Le Boiron river flows into the lake.

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Technical information

Begin of tour: Morges station
End of tour: Rolle station
Access starting point: Direct trains from Lausanne, Geneva, Zurich, Basle, Berne
Access point of arrival: Direct trains to Lausanne, Geneva, Zurich, Basle, Berne
Technical requirements: Easy
Physical fitness: Easy
Total altitude meters: Approx. 30 m
Hiking time: 4 hrs. 35 min.
Season: January to December
Gastronomy: Morges, St-Prex, Buchillon, Allaman, La Pêcherie, Perroy, Rolle
Overnight: Morges, Rolle
Various: Old Town of Morges, centre of St-Prex, centre of Rolle
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Halfway along, you pass the picturesque little town of St-Prex. Then you'll see the first vineyards of the well-known wine-growing region of La Côte. All along the way, there are beautiful views of Lake Geneva and Savoy. The tour ends with a stroll along the magnificent lakeside promenade in Rolle.
br>Morges - St-Prex - Allaman - Rolle

The first part of the walk takes you through the mediaeval centre of Morges down to the lakeside. From there on, the brown signs for the Jakobsweg mark the route out clearly. It continues westwards past picturesque little places such as St-Prex and Allaman to Rolle.

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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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