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Creux du Van

Between Neuchatel and Pontarlier, Neuchatel 2010, Switzerland
+41 32 889 68 96
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The standard hike around Neuchâtel

You can come here alone or with friends, even if there is a bit of snow. The path is a bit slippery... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jan H
via mobile
Swiss Grand Canyon

Amazing hike taking you to a beautiful scenery. Hiked 2,5 h uphill then about 2km flat at the top... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Baryla
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Basel, Switzerland
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“the cliff” (11 reviews)
“grand canyon” (6 reviews)
“great hike” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Between Neuchatel and Pontarlier, Neuchatel 2010, Switzerland
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+41 32 889 68 96
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can come here alone or with friends, even if there is a bit of snow. The path is a bit slippery when wet, so be prepared. The view of the little canyon is amazing, although I never went at this time, I assume the...More

Thank Jan H
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing hike taking you to a beautiful scenery. Hiked 2,5 h uphill then about 2km flat at the top then 2h downhill. Depending on the season, food options are limited so check ahead (we asked at the base station in Noiraigue, which is also where...More

Thank Baryla
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

The area around Creux Du Van offers some great hikes. I like to climb from Noiraigue, which is a short steep climb lasting around an hour. The views over Creux Du Van (on a clear day) are simply stunning. There is a restaurant 5 mins...More

Thank Ian H
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

It's a nice place, and the access to it is very easy (if that's what your after). Anyone can take a stroll at the top of the cliff and enjoy the views. When we visited we were caught by a sudden storm; we got very...More

Thank Adrian L
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The Creux du Van is an interesting geological formation that provides spectacular views and plenty of good hiking areas.

Thank Phil M
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I've seen this on pictures for many years. And was really looking forward to one day seeing this. We had a beautiful sunny day and we're really impressed with the view of of the landscape and also off in the distance the mountains. You can...More

Thank MikionVacation
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

A afternoon is enough to walk around the place and enjoy a great view of the area. The must is to take a picnic with you:-)

Thank Jonathan P
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

I went there 15 years ago and got stunned again of the beauty. really worth a visit. Tipp: watch out for the capricorns, there is a small population living there

Thank Gregor M
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Best Time to Visit : Summer How to reach : Go hiking /trek to this place from Noiraug or You can drive all the way to top with some 15 mins of hiking It is amazing and breathtaking to see the the massive cliff. it...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The photos and views should speak for them selves. This was the 3rd or 4th time visiting this site, but for sure not the last time. Spectacular views over this beautiful and impressive mountain chain.

Thank Ronald G
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Woo D
14 September 2017|
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Response from Ronald G | Reviewed this property |
HI, If the weather permits: Try to visit "Creux du Van" : a startling rocky mountain. It's most practical to have a (rental) car to get there. There's a train going to Travers, but from there it's still a long hike. Maybe... More
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13 July 2017|
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Response from EricF7 | Reviewed this property |
It is not the most convenient way to travel by public transport as it will and can take you long - easiest is to drive up and then the walk to to top takes about 30 minutes - not at all steep.
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