Sapin à Siméon ©PNRJV - Grégoire Chappuis

Le sentier du Sapin à Siméon

Discover the story of Siméon and more information on the region while walking through fields and forests.

Before the railway track between Vallée de Joux and the plain was built, couriers transported messages and essential food articles on foot. Before tackling the Col du Marchairuz with his heavy load, messenger Siméon Meylan would stop and rest a while beneath a big white fir tree after the steep climb of St-George. This venerable conifer, which was hit by lightning several times, had to give way to the new road built in the Fifties. But the story that has become legend remains, like the statue of Siméon carved in a tree trunk from the neighbouring woods and gifted by its maker, Paul Monney from St-George.

  •  Practical information

Town
Distance
1.7 km
Duration
0h30
Difference in height
55 Metres
Difficulty
Easy

Not to be missed in the vicinity

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