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Creux du Van

Between Neuchatel and Pontarlier, Neuchatel 2010, Switzerland
+41 32 889 68 96
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beautiful hidden treasure

I've seen this on pictures for many years. And was really looking forward to one day seeing this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zurich, Switzerland
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A place in Switzerland to visit

A afternoon is enough to walk around the place and enjoy a great view of the area. The must is to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jonathan P
Lausanne, Switzerland
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“fondue” (11 reviews)
“the cliff” (10 reviews)
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Between Neuchatel and Pontarlier, Neuchatel 2010, Switzerland
+41 32 889 68 96
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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
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

4  Thank Ahsan171
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 r0naldg27
Reviewed 19 July 2017

You look into tectonic history standing on the rim of Creux du Van. Very impressive. If you're lucky you can observe deer climbing in the rocky walls.

Thank Eva K
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Fairly easy hiking to great views of the mountains and moraine. You can try to lengthen the hike but take care to make sure the trail is passable all the way through. On-site parking but some enjoy hiking up.

Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed 20 June 2017

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

1  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 10 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

1  Thank EricF7
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Woo D
14 September 2017|
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Response from r0naldg27 | 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.