Creux du Van, Neuchatel

4.8
Forest Park Must See
At Creux du Van, hike around an amphitheatre-shaped natural rock formation situated within a large nature reserve. Created by natural water erosion from a glacier millions of years ago, the semi-circular formation is 1,400 m (4,593 ft) wide and 150 m (492 ft) deep. Keep your eyes open for wildlife, such as lynx and ibex. The formation offers views from above and can be accessed by car or foot. Stop by one of the farms with animals or one of the small restaurants on your way up. Be careful, as the area is not fenced, and the drop is steep. To visit Creux du Van and other attractions in Neuchatel, use our Neuchatel trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • Absolutely go there. Of course we have to say, since it is easily accessible by car, it has enough people. But folks, it's a dream. Such a view and nature is breathtaking. Since big coaches probably do not come up on the small roads, it has not yet become a mass tour spot. Look at it, I can only say...
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  • As everywhere, where you can drive almost to the sight, it has a lot of people. We recommend walking from Noiraigue via Ferme Robert. From 9 you will be giving coffee there. From there up the path, you can see chamois in the forest. Overall a very nice hike.
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  • splendid view! you can follow the signs to the top, you need a decent car to get to the top. make sure there is no fog at the top or you won't fully enjoy the experience.
  • Beautiful with great views. Take care with the wind, however!
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