Creux du Van, Gorgier

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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 Gorgier, use our Gorgier trip itinerary maker tool.
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  • The Creux du Van is an extraordinary natural rock amphitheatre situated in the canton of Neuchâtel. You can get there by car, and park at the Soliat Restaurant 5 minutes walk from the edge. But the...  more »
  • I am not a geologist I would really like to know more about how this place came about. An amazing view, an incredible walk along the rim. The clouds can come down quickly but we were lucky and...  more »
  • 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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