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🚂 Vevey les Pléiades Train

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Gare de Vevey, 1800 Vevey
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Vevey les Pléiades train


The Vevey les Pléiades train is a train linking Vevey CFF station to almost the top of the Pléiades mountain over a length of 10.5 km via Saint-Légier and Blonay.

The train in Vevey station.
The train in Vevey station.

The train in the station of les Pléiades.
The train in the station of les Pléiades.

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Access


Paid parking in Vevey or Blonay near the train station.

GoldenPass


Created in 1911, the Vevey les Pléiades train is managed and operated by GoldenPass Services like the other funiculars and trains on the Vaud Riviera. Between Vevey and Blonay, the train is normal and rack and pinion from Blonay to the summit. From Blonay you can reach Chamby by a tourist steam train.

A map of the Riviera vaudoise trains and funiculars on a train shelf.
A map of the Riviera vaudoise trains and funiculars on a train shelf.

The rack railway near the summit.
The rack railway near the summit.

Summit of les Pléiades


From the terminal station of les Pléiades, you can reach the summit at 1361 m in a few minutes. At this point is Astropléiades, a park offering experiments on sky observation. You can eat or have a drink at the nearby restaurant which offers a playground for the little ones and a nice view of the Lake Geneva basin.

The top of the pleiades with the attractions of Astropléiades.
The top of the pleiades with the attractions of Astropléiades.

The cross which symbolizes the summit of les Pléiades with the view of the Alps.
The cross which symbolizes the summit of les Pléiades with the view of the Alps.

Walks at Les Pléiades


As shown on this map, you can go back down to Blonay by train but also on foot by taking the Claude Nicollier educational trail in an hour and a half. Another path runs along the railway track at the beginning of the route and allows you to take the train back to Fayaud halfway or to go to Blonay as well.

The pretty path running along the railway track.
The pretty path housing the railway track.

Video


A video on the train ride from Vevey to Les Pléiades.

Webcam


Webcam on the restaurant of les Pléiades with the view on the Lake Geneva basin.

Webcam on the restaurant of Les Pléiades with the view on the Lake Geneva basin.

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