Walking through the Chablais vineyards (Vaud)

At the western door of the Alps lies a small but interesting vineyard. At the center stands the city of Aigle dominated by its castle. The reputation of the village of Yvorne goes way beyond Switzerland. The dominant local grape is the white Chasselas. The region is very picturesque and offers a lovely trail and many places to stop and taste the local wines.

Red trail - Aigle train and bus station – (optional bus to Yvorne) – take rue de la Gare – all the way to rue du Collège – turn left on rue du Collège – at the roundabout cross the river – on to chemin des Noyers – then a slight right on to chemin de Bellevue – in 300 meters turn right on to les Portes Rouges – keep climbing and straight ahead to Vers Morey – in the hamlet of Very Morey turn right on to route de Corbeyrier – continue straight down to the Clos du Rocher (Maison Blanche / White House) – Continue on route de Corbeyrier  to get back to the village – cross the village – Follow the Boulevard d’Yvorne – back to Aigle station



  • Location: 30 minutes East of Lausanne, 15 minutes from Vevey-Montreux
  • Start: Aigle train station
  • Distance: 6.4 kilometers
  • Duration: 1hours 45 minutes (non stop)
  • Difference in levels: upward 160 meters and downward 160 meters
  • Difficulty: easy walking (red trail) – medium (blue trail)
  • End: Aigle train station


Points of interests

  • Aigle: the castle, the old town, the wine museum
  • Yvorne: the picturesque village


Guided tours


Wine tasting places






Hotels and B&B



*The list is not exhaustive