St. Cergue / La Dôle (VD)




Location: The Vaudoise coast above Nyon, chain of Jura Vaudois.
Description: easy hike with an exceptional panorama on Lake Geneva. In good weather we see the water jet Geneva.
Total length: about 12 km
Walking time: 4 to 5 hours
Positive and negative difference in altitude: about 750 meters
National hiking map 1: 50’000: St Cergue 260
Best period: April to November
Difficulty: T2 +


From St Cergue, follow the road to France and join the chairlift road where there are good possibilities to park a vehicle. The route of the hike begins 500 meters after the start of the chairlift road, follow the direction of the Archet, the Vuarne, the Barillette. From La Barillette, continue towards the Chalet de la Dôle. From there, you attack the last climb towards the Dôle. Then follow the ridge until the Col de Porte and go down towards the Chalet des Apprentis, Le Vuarne, St Cergue to reach your starting point.

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Public transport Timetable Departure Nyon Arrival St Cergue

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Beautiful course in a rural environment of medium altitude. On the plateau of the chalet La Dôle after the Barillete there are many places to organize your picnic.