Joux lake tour (VD)




Location: Valley of Joux, Jura Vaudois

Description: easy hiking with no particular problem around the largest mountain lake in the Jura. Discovering forest landscapes, green pastures and freshness of the water.

Total length: about 22 km

Walking time: 5 to 6 hours

Positive and negative difference in altitude: approx. 300 meters

National hiking map 1: 50’000: nr. 250 vallée de Joux

Best Period: March to October

Rating: T1


We advise to begin the hike to Le Pont and to take the right bank by the l’Abbaye, Les Bioux. From Le Sentier, follow the left bank towards Le Pont.

Practical information
Very nice hike, easy and within reach of everyone, including young children. On the right bank, many places are dedicated to swimming, grills and picnic. The left bank is skirted by a train with several stops, for those who do not walk 22 km !
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Public transport timetable Departure Yverdon Arrival Le Pont