Grandson Castle Route
Enjoy a delightful trip on the Grandson Route from Yverdon-les-Bains to St-Aubin and along the shores of the Neuenburg lake ; together with a trip back in history and views of the medieval Château de Grandson castle.
The Grandson Route leads from Yverdon, along the shores of the Neuenburg lake, past the Grandson castle and on to St-Aubin. The Yverdon-les-Bain region was already a popular spot known for the healing powers of its waters as far back as the stone and Roman age. (PostBus stop Yverdon, gare). Here you also discover the Swiss museum of fashion, Maison d’Ailleurs (science-fiction museum), museum of history and the Pestalozzi documentation and research centre. The promise of wellness for your body and soul is provided for with the region’s thermal baths –and in the Grande Cariçaie nature reserve you find a feast for your eyes with around 100 plant and 10‘000 animal species. (Bahnhof Yverdon Champ-Pittet).
Discover the well-preserved 13th century Grandson Castle on the Neuenburg lake shores (PostBus stop Grandson, place du Château) –the castle of course earned its fame through the battle between the confederates and Herzog Karl den Kühnen from Burgundy, Thanks to special events, even little ones get their fill of enjoyment here. Additional things to see are the impressive collection of weapons, along with the Old-timer Museum, where the vehicles once belonging to Winston Churchill and Greta Garbo are exhibited. And in Vaumarcus you discover a second castle pertaining to medieval times. (PostBus stop Vaumarcus, gare). Enjoy a delicious meal in one of the region’s top restaurants, after which, you may even consider the idea of taking one of the many mountain bike routes leading from St. Aubin to places such as the unique Creux du Van natural monument. (PostBus stop Gorgier-St-Aubin, gare). Here, stupendous views open up over the Jura mountain chain and more!
On most lines, seat reservations for groups of 10 and more are obligatory. Information is available through Tel. 0848 40 20 40
Route open all year
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PostBus Switzerland Ltd
Region Western Switzerland
Avenue de la Gare 6
P.O. Box 906
|Tel.:||0848 40 20 40|
|Fax:||+41 58 667 33 99|
No bicycle transport fixtures available in/on the vehicle
No guarantee of wheelchair access to the postbus
Only certain lines wheelchair accessible. Information through Tel. 0848 40 20 40
Grandson Castle: Knights and Dames welcome
The Grandson Castle towers majestically over Lake Neuenburg. Visit the impressive former abode with the family and view the ramparts, dungeons and collection of weapons, as well as the Old-timer-Museum. And the medieval festival in August represents a true highlight for all.
Stiftung Château de Grandson
Yverdon-les-bains Thermal Baths Centre: and sulphurous odours
The beneficial Yverdon source of wealth was already discovered in the age of Caesar. And things haven’t changed much today in regard to the health-promoting sulphurous waters. Visit one of today’s more modern establishments and one of the 4-star hotels where you can pamper your body and soul; together with fitness and beauty treatments.
Cité des Bains S.A.
Creux du Van: curtains open for nature
You reach Creux du Van on foot or by mountain bike. The semi-round walk of rock, of one kilometre in diameter, appears to have risen from the gentle rolling Jura hills as symbol of nature’s magnificence. And from here, you have stupendous views over the Neuenburg Lake and Jura mountain chain.
Tourisme neuchâtelois Val-de-Travers
Grande Cariçaie: natural fascination
Marshlands, lakeside woods and wooded slopes form the majority of Switzerland’s lakeside topography. And as natural habitat for numerous plant and animal species, these are generally protected areas. A host of Interesting information is discovered in the ProNatura centre in Champ-Pittet and on the interactive learning path.
Groupe d’étude et de gestion (GEG)
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