Allaman-Gimel-Col du Marchairuz-Le Brassus
Head for the top of the Col du Marchairuz and explore the Parc Jura Vaudois with this summer service to the Vallée de Joux.
On weekends and public holidays in the summer, PostBus takes you to the heart of the Parc Jura Vaudois. The region will delight both walkers and curious visitors, with spectacular views on the climb up to the Col du Marchairuz, from Allaman, Gimel or Le Brassus.
From the Col du Marchairuz, the highest point, hikers can choose from a variety of trails while foodies can enjoy delicious local produce in the typical alpine meadow chalets. Vast pastures, mysterious forests, dry stone walls and stunning views of Lake Geneva and the Alps await you.
Continue on to Le Brassus for fantastic views of the Vallée de Joux, known for its watchmaking know-how and lakes.
Find out about all the options for walks and excursions on the “Discover more” tab.
For more information, visit www.parcjuravaudois.ch
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This line runs on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 13 May to 22 October 2017.
There is limited space on the bus for bikes. Booking required on 0848 40 20 40 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
No guarantee of wheelchair access to the postbus
Certain services are wheelchair accessible. For information, telephone 0848 40 20 40
Discover the Gimel-Le Marchairuz–Le Brassus region on foot
Region Western Switzerland
Avenue de la Gare 6
P.O. Box 906
0848 40 20 40
+41 58 667 33 99
Starting from Col du Marchairuz, follow the Jura Crest Trail to Col du Mollendruz. At the half-way point, at the top of Mont Tendre (1,679 m), enjoy the stunning views of the Alps, Lake Geneva plain, Vallée de Joux and Jura plateaux.
Suggested schedule for your walk
The Parc Jura Vaudois is known for its premium alpine pasture cheese. This easy walk is a fantastic opportunity to stimulate your taste buds with the floral flavours of Gruyère and other delicious surprises.
Unforgettable ride down through mountain meadows and wooded pastures to the Vallée de Joux.
there is limited space on the bus for bikes. Reservation required on 0848 40 20 40 or by email at email@example.com
Watch-making has taken place in the Vallée de Joux since centuries. And the «L’Espace Horloger» museum in Le Sentier sheds light on the long history; and in Le Brassus the Audemars Piguet watch museum provides view of the time-full past. The watch-making path itself extends all the way from Basle to Geneva.
Manufacture d’Horlogerie Audemars Piguetwww.audemarspiguet.com
The nature reserve with its gigantic ant colony, which is the largest in Europe, comprises the Vallée de Joux and environs. Here, natural, balanced agriculture and forestry development thrive. Discover the beautiful countryside on the region’s lengthy hiking and cycling network of paths.
Parc Jura Vaudois
Summer Walking Guide
Tourist map of the park
Cycle, E-Bike and Mountain Bike Trails
Exhibition space and shop with local products and cheese made on the premises
Alpage du Pré de Bière
Rte du Marchairuz
1348 Le Brassus
+41 21 845 50 65
Steeped in history, the Hôtel-Restaurant du Marchairuz serves delicious regional specialities.
Hôtel Restaurant du Marchairuz
+41 21 845 25 30