Hiking in Vaud

Surmount pristine peaks, hike alpine meadows, capture breathtaking scenery

Climb among the classic mountain landscape of Switzerland as you head into the rugged terrain of Vaud in the west. Conquer the wilderness of the Grand Muveran mountain in the Bernese Alps, the isolated slopes of Noirmont, and the sublime protected scenery of the Haut Jura natural park shared with France. Visit between June and September for prime hiking conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Switzerland

Covered in glistening glaciers and dramatic towering peaks, the landscape of Switzerland is superbly suited for quality hiking. Located in the western canton of Vaud, from the classic mountain of Grand Muveran (3,051 meters) and the summit of Noirmont close to France to the stunning natural park of Haut Jura.


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Best time to visit

Visit between June and September for prime hiking conditions

What's the weather like?

Switzerland generally has temperate weather, yet varies between specific locations. Summer months tend to be warm and humid with occasional rainfalls. From July to August the daytime temperature ranges from 18 to 28°C

More info about Hiking in Vaud:

The canton of Vaud is located in the western section of Switzerland, and is the third-largest canton in the country. The French-speaking region borders Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes and Bourgogne-Franche-Comte of France to the west. While to the north it borders the Swiss canton of Neuchatel, to the east Fribourg and Bern, and to the south Valais and Lake Geneva


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