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Col de la Croix

Col du Pillon & de la Croix Panoramic Road

Gstaad - Gsteig - Col du Pillon - Les Diablerets - Col de la Croix - Aigle

Expect on your Col du Pillon & de la Croix Panoramic Road Itinerary

Security Security
Landscape Landscape
Benefit-stress ratio Benefit-stress ratio
Comfort Comfort
Road conditions Road conditions
Urban life Urban life
Culture Culture
Historical sites Historical sites
ACTIVATE MAP Stages5 km53 h/stage0.2

Best months to drive Col du Pillon & de la Croix Panoramic Road

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Col du Pillon & de la Croix Panoramic Road in Alps?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 53EUR drive & more 0EUR sleep & more 88EUR eat & more 72EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 160EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 213EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 68EUR drive & more 13EUR sleep & more 154EUR eat & more 96EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 263EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 330EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 113EUR drive & more 13EUR sleep & more 220EUR eat & more 144EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 377EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 489EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 225EUR drive & more 13EUR sleep & more 33EUR eat & more 72EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 118EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 343EUR
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Col du Pillon & de la Croix Panoramic Road Itinerary

Col du Pillon & de la Croix Panoramic Road is a perfect way to explore this beautiful part of Alps. Col du Pillon & de la Croix Panoramic Road is an exquisite opportunity for family. On your way around this trip, you will explore such places as Gstaad. Ready for the journey? So, let’s jump behind the wheel and set out!
number of days 1 number of days
route length 53 km route length
budget high budget
good for family good for
traffic direction on the right traffic direction
accident level moderate accident level
Natural landscapes enthusiasts will be surely interested in the scenic natural gems that can be admired while on Col du Pillon & de la Croix Panoramic Road. The road trip is a great opportunity to see a number of exciting places relatively stress-free and for a reasonable price. Despite of the fact that the accommodation on the way is not that comfortable, it still offers good value for money. Holidaymakers should be prepared that the adventure is more pricey in terms of budget owing to greater number of amenities. In Alps, you should be mindful that the road conditions are characterised by a moderate number of accidents and that you should drive on the right. The period of time recommended to take our trip is between May and October.

START Gstaad

Distance 53 km Driving time 1.1 h Pace: modest Airports GVA , ZRH
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1 Gstaad - Gsteig

Distance 11 km Driving time 0.2 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
dining venues scenic road accommodation options
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2 Gsteig - Col du Pillon

Distance 7 km Driving time 0.1 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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3 Col du Pillon - Les Diablerets

Distance 4 km Driving time 0.1 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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4 Les Diablerets - Col de la Croix

Distance 9 km Driving time 0.2 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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5 Col de la Croix - Aigle

Distance 22 km Driving time 0.5 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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  Aigle

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Col du Pillon & de la Croix Panoramic Road Summary

We believe that the presented journey idea has become a superb inspiration for your future travels.
It is a ready-made opportunity that can be conveniently turned into a longer itinerary – possibilities are infinite.
If car travel is a travel mode that you prefer, there are a number of vital road rules to follow and a number of things to be mindful of to turn your adventure into pure pleasure. These tips will surely become useful for holidaymakers who are interested in car rental or renting a camper in Alps.
In Alps, there are a number of traffic rules to be followed while on a road trip. Alcohol is best to be avoided at any price if Alps is your travel destination. Travellers should remember that the permitted consumption limit is low and equals only 0.3‰. In order to avoid a speeding fine, it is best to never exceed 50km/h, which is the maximum car speed when driving around the the city streets. When it comes to undeveloped areas, you should be mindful of the fact that the maximum permissible speed is 80km/h. Driving faster than the allowed speed of 120km/h. Driving with your headlights on at daytime and equipping your car with a fire extinguisher and first aid kit heavily increase your safety.
How about the costs of the trip? The budget option that you go for determines the amount of money that you have to spend during the whole tour. A wide range of budget configurations is presented below.
The cost of gasoline for the cheapest offer to cover the planned 53km while travelling around Alps can equal as much as 0 EUR. You should take into consideration that economy accommodation options will cost around 88 EUR. Those who want to benefit from this option will spend roughly 72 EUR on restaurants and food. Travellers will have to pay approximately 53 EUR if they choose the cheapest car rental option as well. Thus, the estimated cost of the whole trip will amount to 160 EUR if you are interested in the option without car rental and 213 EUR if you will hire a vehicle.
Holidayers who are looking for greater comfort and the standard option will pay about 13 EUR for the fuel needed to cover the itinerary. Cost amounting to 154 EUR can be expected by all drivers who are searching for standard overnight stays. When choosing this option, take into consideration that the food and restaurants within this range will cost roughly 96 EUR. Travellers who want to cover the trip in a standard rental car can expect a cost of approximately 68 EUR. Summing up the standard offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total approximately 330 EUR for drivers who would like to try vehicle hire and 263 EUR for those who are not interested in renting.
The highest level of comfort of the premium option will meet the expectations of the most demanding holidayers. When it comes to this offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total around 489 EUR for holidayers who are considering vehicle hire and 263 EUR for those who do not need a hire vehicle. Travellers who want to cover the itinerary in a premium hire vehicle can expect a cost of about 113 EUR. If you are interested in the premium version of the tour, you have to spend the maximum of 13 EUR on the fuel needed to cover the itinerary. Holidaymakers should expect to pay more or less 144 EUR for restaurants and food and more or less 220 EUR for hotels if they opt for the highest standard of services.
Our itinerary will also be ideal for all camper enthusiasts, as it can be easily adjusted to their expectations. If you choose this travel mode, you should expect the costs of approximately 225 EUR. Travellers will spend approximately 13 EUR on fuel allowing to cover all stages of the itinerary. Drivers who will go for camper rental should expect to pay roughly 33 EUR for accommodation and roughly 72 EUR for expenses connected with food.
The section Road Trip Costs shows all the presented details in a simple way.
There are numerous beautiful adventures that are available on our website if you’d like to see other of our road trip options. Hopefully, the great variety of trips will definitely live up to the expectations of the most demanding holidaymakers.

Facts for safer driving in Alps

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.3
max speed urban max speed urban 50 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 80 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 120 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime on
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher no
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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