Lake Retaud

The small and romantic Lake Retaud is located close to the Col du Pillon surrounded by forests and mountains. The magnificent views stretch as far as the Diablerets glacier. The Restaurant «Le Lac Retaud» is perfect for a snack or light refreshment. And a leisurely outing on the lake in a rowing boat is a wonderful way for nature lovers to take in the magnificent scenery.

  • Location: Les Diablerets, 2 km from the Col du Pillon
  • Altitude: 1,685 metres above sea level
  • How to get there: By road up to the Col du Pillon pass, then turn right
  • Public transport: Train from Aigle to Les Diablerets, then take the bus to the Col du Pillon and then approx. 45 minutes on foot. A post bus runs between Gstaad and the Col du Pillon
  • Attractions: Bathing lake, Hiking towards Lake Arnen or Les Diablerets