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Creux du Van

Between Neuchatel and Pontarlier, Neuchatel 2010, Switzerland
+41 32 889 68 96
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Amazing Hike

My host family drove me up in summer. Chose a very good day for the hike up and the view... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
danielyong
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singapore
Hike, landscape and picnic!

Great natural amphitheater :) can be accessed by the car. There is also green area, which makes you... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Justyna Ż
via mobile
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4 days ago
“Amazing Hike”
17 Apr 2017
“Hike, landscape and picnic!”
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Between Neuchatel and Pontarlier, Neuchatel 2010, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My host family drove me up in summer. Chose a very good day for the hike up and the view overlooking the cliff and beyond is spectacular. Not for vertigo people though. However you can walk beyond the walls too if you have vertigo. Walk...More

Thank danielyong
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great natural amphitheater :) can be accessed by the car. There is also green area, which makes you feel like having a picnic!

Thank Justyna Ż
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Some background on this location - the rock is was created out of first glaciers and shaped into a breathtaking rock formation about 200 million-year-old: the lime is a prehistoric ocean. An impressive 160-meter high vertical rock faces surround a four kilometer long and over...More

Thank EricF7
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Okay, so I never actually made it to the top, due to too much snow. I visited in March, and the parking lot is quite a long way from the top. There's also a restaurant, but you can't get past the parking lot if there's...More

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The drive up to the parking area is most interesting with wonderful Swiss mountain views at every turn. There is a large parking area at the end of the driveable road, with a variety of walking paths pointed out. We chose one that took us...More

Thank Johnpsau
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Was a very quick visit just before the sunset. Short easy walk from car park so not to much of an issue for people who struggle to walk far. Very windy and cold be careful not be blown over the edge wind is very strong.

Thank vince t
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit. You can get there several ways, for us the easiest way was to put into the gps the address of the restaurant Le Soliat. There is parking also about 2 k's from there which you will pass if...More

Thank currycook
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Trick: download View Tracker app on IOS/Android then download the walking trail to Creux du Van this will help you a lot. The way to go up is medium-hard, but OK for young kids (8-9 yrs old). You could take 8 km trail (4 hrs)...More

Thank Andi D
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing and breath taking place. Worthing to spent some time there and walk all around, seeing this beautiful landscape and hearing the bells of the cows.

Thank Nathalie N
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

A very nice place to go to and enjoy mother nature. You can drive to the restaurant Soliat nearby and park there (big enough for even coach busses). A small walk of approx 500m through a cow field to the edge from here to enjoy...More

Thank Marc l
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