Le Brassus

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Protestant church in Le Brassus.
Aerial view (1964)

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]


Le Brassus station is the western terminus of the Vallorbe–Le Brassus railway line. 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