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Peat bog "La Mosse d’En Bas" | Le Crêt

Properties of the itinerarie

Difficulty : Very easy

Length : 1.5 km

Duration : 1 hours

This site is registered in the national bog inventory and is protected since 1991. The peat bog has always been exploited.

In the past, the peat was a much sought-after fuel especially during the war. This activity stopped at the beginning of the 1970's.

A wood shaving covered path go through the peat bog. You can discover the rarities of that environment, including sundew, a carnivorous plant or small sedge long rhizome, extremely rare plant in Switzerland.

Along the path...
Educational boards give you a lot of specific information

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Office du Tourisme Châtel-St-Denis / Les Paccots et la Région
Place d'Armes 15
1618 Châtel-St-Denis

Walking time : about 1 h
Parking at disposal.
The starting point of this path is the same than the path "A tire d’ailes".

Access : This site is reachable with the public transportation : Car Postal La Verrerie - Oron-la-Ville, stop Champ-de-l'Eglise or Bremudens. From the bus stop you need about 15 minutes walk to thne site.

Properties of the itinerarie

Difficulty : Very easy

Length : 1.5 km

Duration : 1 hours

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