La Braye


The nineties' track of the mountainbike world championship from Châteaux d'Oex is open to the public today.

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Technical information

Begin of tour:Château d'Oex Train Station
End of tour:Château d'Oex Train Station
Technical requirements:medium difficulty
Physical fitness:medium difficulty
Distance:19.5 km
Total altitude meters:766 m
Biking time:2-3 h
Elevation start and end of tour:958 m
Season:June - October
Panorama:Very beautiful views of Pays d'Enhaut
Gastronomy:Château d'Oex, La Braye
Overnight:Château d'Oex
Access starting point:By Montreux-Oberland train to Château d'Oex
Access point of arrival:Château d'Oex Train Station


Some of the the upper parts of the downhill trails are championship cross-country. Tricky single trails in fantastic countryside make this bike tour a special loop. The thought that ex world champions were competing here a short time ago increases the fun.

Tour Overview

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Château-d'Oex - Gérignoz - La Crause - Gérignoz - Château-d'Oex.

Stay on the pass street frp,e tje Saane up in the direction of Les Mosses. In a right bending, turn left an follow the escursion path to Gstaad. Follow until short before Gérignoz. Turn right. The tracks ascends lightly to La Crause and then steep to the street taking you to La Braye. There, a downhill takes you back to the middle station of the railways. There, follow the signs to "Descente Château-d'Oex".

Pictures: Château-d'Oex Tourisme

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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