Pierre des Sauvages - été

Pierre des Sauvages


Discover this mysterious cup-marked block located in the forest above st-Luc.

This stone is part of those phenomena whose meaning still eludes us. Commonly known as “Pierre des Sauvages” (“Wild men’s rock”), it is located above St-Luc at 1714 meters altitude. More than 300 cups (small hollows) of different shapes and sizes have been carved into the surface of this gneiss block.

It is known as the largest cup-marked stone recorded in Switzerland.

Length : 14m
Width : between 10 and 15 m3
Starting point : From Place de la Marmotte
Follow the sign “Pierre des Sauvages” on the information panel
Duration : About 20 minutes’ walk

Location View mapSt-Luc
Pierre des Sauvages
3961 St-Luc
Information about the activity +41 27 476 17 10


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