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Les Diablerets' history

Les Diablerets... a century of tourism !

In the later half of the 19th century, the development of means of communication had two immediate consequences...

Increased contacts with towns in the plain and the rapid expansion of tourism, due to the construction of various hotels and guestshouses.

By 1867 horse-drawn coaches and carts could reach le Plan des Isles. This meant that timber could be exported and increasing numbers of tourists could come to enjoy the fresh, pure air and magnificent peaks.

This led to a tourist board being set up in 1888 (now called Diablerets Tourisme).

The sport in Les Diablerets

From the 20th century...

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L'Illustré - historical journal

Mister Christian Reber introduces you to his "journal Illustré"...

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Le Temple de Vers-L'Eglise

Legend has it that, when the inhabitants of the Valley des Ormonts were trying to decide where to build a church, they erected 3 wooden poles in different places to see which was the least likely to be hit by an avalanche. Two we...

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History of Glacier3000

Between 1959 & 2001...

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News

Peak Walk

The first and only suspension bridge to connect two mountain peaks will open on the 25th of october ...

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Alpine Pearls

Les Diablerets, 30th pearl ! The first and unique in der französichen Schweiz....

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Events

Oct
05

Les Diablerets

Table d'Hôtes

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Oct
08

Les Diablerets

Festival de Musique Champêtre

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Oct
18

Les Diablerets

Table d'Hôtes

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OFFICE DU TOURISME - Ch. du Collège 2 - CP 144 - CH-1865 Les Diablerets - Tel: +41 (0)24 492 00 10 - Fax: + 41 (0)24 492 00 11 - info@diablerets.ch

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