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Piste de luge du Marchairuz

Sledging trail
Time required: < 2hLength: 1.00 km


All season


Business is partner of the park
Vallée de Joux Tourisme
Centre Sportif, Rue de l'Orbe 8
1347 Le Sentier
Tel. +41 21 845 17 77
Fax +41 21 845 50 08

Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois - The Col du Marchairuz toboggan run in the heart of the Parc Jura Vaudois is the longest run in the Vallée de Joux, taking you on a thrilling ride through forest and clearings, with bends, gentle slopes and steeper drops.

From the top of the Col, the Marchairuz toboggan run joins the start of the cross-country skiing trails of the Vallée de Joux Nordic Centre, following the old road that led up to the Col, through forests and clearings.

The start is easily accessible by car or on foot from the bottom of the run and is groomed and maintained by the Vallée de Joux Nordic Centre. At the bottom, there’s a large groomed area of snow where little ones can experience the joys of winter and snow sports. The Hôtel-restaurant du Marchairuz, at the top of the Col, is a great place to eat, warm up or relax in a cosy, authentic setting.



1.00 km
Altitude difference descent
80 m
Time required
< 2h
Level technique
Level condition
Height profile view map


Latest information on the snow situation:


SwitzerlandMobility, Sledging

Safety advices

Attention: Cross-country skiers use this route to reach the Hôtel du Marchairuz by foot.

Possibilities for catering

Hôtel du Marchairuz
+41 (0)21 845 25 30


Starting point
Col du Marchairuz (Altitude: 1446 m)
Arrival by public transport
Le Marchairuz, col Timetable SBB
Le Brassus, Fontaine Froide (Altitude: 1360 m)

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children < 6 years
  • Children from 7-12 years
  • Children >12 years
  • 50+
  • Families

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Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

Hotel restaurant du Marchairuz

The family hotel on the Col du Marchairuz lies at an altitude of 1449 metres. Unique and quiet location. Good starting point for hikes.