70 ViaFrancigena
70 ViaFrancigena
70 ViaFrancigena
70 ViaFrancigena

Hiking

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ViaFrancigena

Stage 4, Cossonay–Lausanne

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ViaFrancigena

French poet Gilles described the beauty of the Venoge, the river that this stage follows from Cossonay to Saint-Sulpice, sometimes high up, sometimes beside the water. The pilgrims’ path finally reaches Lac Léman and continues on via the Roman town of Vidy to Lausanne.
French poet Gilles described the beauty of the Venoge, the river that this stage follows from Cossonay to Saint-Sulpice, sometimes high up, sometimes beside the water. The pilgrims’ path finally reaches Lac Léman and continues on via the Roman town of Vidy to Lausanne.
26 km
280 m | 480 m
6 h 20 min
easy (hiking trail) | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Cossonay
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right bank of la Venoge, between pt 393 et 373
Duration
Possibly definitive abolition of the hiking trail
Reason
Landslide
Due to the erosion of the Venoge on the right bank of the river, the hiking trail can no longer be used.
Status
validated
Data source: Swiss Hiking Federation and Cantonal hiking associations

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Ouchy
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Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the canton. Lend a hand by becoming a member in your canton.
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Vaud Rando
Place Grand-St-Jean 2
1003 Lausanne
contact@vaud-rando.ch
www.vaud-rando.ch

Services

Accommodation

Hôtel Le Funi
Hôtel Le Funi
Cossonay-Ville
Hôtel des Inventions
Hôtel des Inventions
Ecublens
Auberge de Jeunesse Lausanne-Jeunotel
Auberge de Jeunesse Lausanne-Jeunotel
Lausanne
Hôtel Alpha-Palmiers by Fassbind
Hôtel Alpha-Palmiers by Fassbind
Lausanne
Hôtel Agora Swiss Night
Hôtel Agora Swiss Night
Lausanne
Hôtel Lausanne by Fassbind
Hôtel Lausanne by Fassbind
Lausanne
Hôtel AlaGare
Hôtel AlaGare
Lausanne
Hôtel Bellerive
Hôtel Bellerive
Lausanne
Hôtel du Marché
Hôtel du Marché
Lausanne
Hôtel du Port
Hôtel du Port
Lausanne
Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa
Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa
Lausanne
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Bookable offers

70 ViaFrancigena North
70 ViaFrancigena North
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Places

Cossonay
Cossonay
Lausanne
Lausanne
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Places of interest

The Olympic Museum
The Olympic Museum
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Swimming

Bellerive outdoor pool in Lausanne
Bellerive outdoor pool in Lausanne
Montchoisi outdoor pool in Lausanne
Montchoisi outdoor pool in Lausanne
"Mon-Repos" indoor swimming pool in Lausanne
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Signalization

Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.
Signalization