Astropléiades Path

Astropléiades Path

An educational, fun trail with a view of the mountains and Lake Geneva as a backdrop, the Astropléiades Trail in the Vevey hills is the ideal way for children and adults to learn all about astronomy.

The Astropléiades Trail, in the Pléiades pre-alps (1,348 m), uses the views of Lake Geneva and Le Grammont to teach you all about the Earth and the stars.

For children, adults and specialists, the four stages of this 1 ½ hour trail explore our observations from Earth, the solar system, the stars and the Milky Way, our galaxy. Plus, the name “Pleiades” is a reference to a star cluster in the constellation of Taurus.

The patron of this trail is Claude Nicollier, the first Swiss astronaut, who has flown on four space shuttle missions and who is now a professor of Spatial Technology at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.

The Star Train, a cogwheel train departing from Vevey, gets you to the Astropléiades Trail in 40 minutes.

  • Gare de Blonay
  • 1807 Blonay - CH

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