Le Brassus

Le Brassus is a village in the Vallée de Joux in the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland. It is part of the municipality Le Chenit.[1]

Protestant church in Le Brassus.
Aerial view (1964)


Le Brassus station is the western terminus of the Pont–Brassus Railway. Trains on this line are operated by Travys.


Le Brassus hosted the second European Orienteering championships in 1964.[2][3][4]


Le Brassus is the home of the luxury watchmakers Audemars Piguet and Blancpain.


  1. ^ (in French) "Bienvenue sur le site officiel de la Commune du Chenit – Historique" Archived 14 March 2008 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on March 3, 2008)
  2. ^ "European Orienteering Championship senior, statistics 1962-1964, 2000-" Archived 23 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on March 3, 2008)
  3. ^ (in Hungarian) "Európa-bajnokságok" (Retrieved on March 3, 2008)
  4. ^ (in Swedish) "Europamästerskap" Archived 11 December 2007 at the Wayback Machineorientering.se – Officiell hemsida för Svenska Orienteringsförbundet (Retrieved on March 3, 2008)

Coordinates: 46°35′N 6°13′E / 46.583°N 6.217°E / 46.583; 6.217