Between nature reserves and the shore

The Grande Cariçaie
  • Length

    • 9 km
  • Ascents | Descents

    • 340 m | 337 m
    Ascents | Descents
  • Duration

    • 2 h 15 min
  • Technical | Fitness level

    • Family friendly | Very easy
    Technical | Fitness level

Easy walk of 9km starting in Yverdon-les-Bains. This path takes walkers through lush vegetation.

Crossing the Grande-Cariçaie nature reserve, the largest lakeside marsh in Switzerland, this path allows the visitor to discover unexpected natural beauty just a few steps from town. The walker will be surprised by the diversity of plant and animal species found. Along the route, the Pro Natura Centre Champ-Pittet offers themed exhibitions and a restaurant. Return is also possible by train from Yvonand.


Yverdon-les-Bains' beach
The Grande Cariçaie nature reserve
Pro Natura Centre Champ-Pittet
The sandy beaches of Yvonand
Between nature reserves and the shore
Between nature reserves and the shore