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This challenging 12kilometer circular hike from Sainte-Croix takes you into the heart of the Jura.

Description

The trail firstly takes you towards La Casba and Les Avattes, before continuing on to Petites Roches and the power spot of Friedensstein. All you need is one final spurt to reach Restaurant Le Chasseron at the summit. Once there, you’ll find all your effort rewarded by an impressive panoramic view of Switzerland and France! The trail back takes you through La Merlaz and Le Sollier.

More information

An enjoyable tour includes the careful planning of the same. Please inform yourself in advance at the local information center about the route and weather conditions. Depending on the season and weather conditions, this route may be blocked or interrupted

Technical information

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Start location
Sainte-Croix Les Rasses
Destination
Sainte-Croix Les Rasses
Elevation level - Direction
Before alps, Round trip
Altitude (meter above sea level)
1605 m
Ascent
701 m
Descent
699 m
Distance
12 km
Duration
4 h
Technical requirements
Easy
Physical requirements
Medium
Season
May - November
Theme
Food along the road, To a mountain peak, With panoramic view

Map

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Contact

Office du Tourisme du Canton de Vaud
Avenue d'Ouchy 60
Case postale 1125
1001 Lausanne
Switzerland

Phone +41 (0)21 613 26 26
Fax +41 (0)21 613 26 00
info@lake-geneva-region.ch
lake-geneva-region.ch
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Quick Facts

Route number

Distance

12 km

Duration

4 h

Ascent

701 m

Travel information: Sainte-Croix Les Rasses

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