Shingle Roofs

Fine wooden shingles called “tavillons”, arranged in typical patterns, cover the rooftops of Taveyanne. While the tradition has become a rarity, you increasingly see buildings decorated with them in the Fribourg and Vaud Alps – but rarely in such concentration as in this little hamlet above Gryon.

Shingle Roofs
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Lac des Chavonnes

- 1690 metres a.s.l.
- 21 to 24 degrees
- free access
The Lac des Chavonnes is situated amidst beautiful woodland above Villars in the Vaud Alps. It’s just a 30-minute walk from Bretaye station (mountain railway from Bex). Meals and refreshments available at the lakeside restaurant.

Lac des Chavonnes
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Soak up the sun in the Vaud Alps

Winter Hike through the Mountain World of Villars-sur-Ollon.

Winter hike to the sunny mountain terraces high above Villars with spectacular views of the Valais and Savoy Alps.

Soak up the sun in the Vaud Alps
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