Jura-Route

World of mysteries in the Swiss “Wild West”.

The wavy ridges of the Jura stretch from Basel to the Lake of Geneva – the mysterious, isolated from the big routes, landscapes that pull any traveller in. When one thinks of the Jura, they think about fir forest, lonely plateaus, grasing horses and spectacular view points.

 

Other parts of the Jura include the granary of Ajoie, the valley of the Doubs with the jewel St. Ursanne, La Chaux-de-Fonds with its checker board street pattern, the busy Val de Travers, the caves of Vallorbe, the enchanting Lac de Joux, the world of luxury watch makers in the “Watch Valley” and finally the glorious vineyards along the Lake of Geneva.

Challenging

Challenging
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
Angelika Spindler
Angelika Spindler
+43 6219 7444 145 Contact
Blick auf das Juratal

Itinerary

With the bustle of Basel still in your ears, climb the first Jura heights, find your stride along the richly wooded waters of La Lucelle, the Swiss-French border, and dive into the gently rolling Ajoie countrys

On the side of the next Jura chain, medieval St. Ursanne awaits on the banks of the mysterious Doubs. Another sweat-inducing climb to the high Freiberge, wide, peaceful countryside with pastures, pine trees and grazing cattle and horses.

Optional Train ride to La Cibourg and then a ride into the centre of La Chaux-de-Fonds. The lively metropolis of measuring time is a UNESCO world heritage site. From here, your path leads through the moor of Les Ponts-des-Martel to Travers or Couvet.

You continue your ride along the trail of the Green Fairy through the Val-de-Travers. Ste-Croix and L'Auberson are known for making beautiful jukeboxes, music boxes and artificial puppetiers.

You continue your ride along the trail of the Green Fairy through the Val-de-Travers. Ste-Croix and L'Auberson are known for making beautiful jukeboxes, music boxes and artificial puppetiers

Up to Col du Marchairuz. Here you will find hundreds of ant hills and artistically placed stone walls in the tranquil Parc jurassien vaudoise. Finally, you can relax and gently rolldown into the serenity of Lay Léman.

Tour character

The Jura-Route with its diverse topographyis aimed at athletic bikers. It has an almost «exotic» character and leads through little known landscapes in the scarcely populated border country of France. Longers and steeper slopes can usually be bypassed by train or chairlift including bike transport.

The tour is almost entirely done on asphalt streets and is therefore perfect for racing bikes. For those who like it a little more leisurely, we recommend an electric bike

Prices and events

All data for 2019 at a glance
Season 1
May 4, 2019 - May 24, 2019
Sep 28, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019
Arrival Saturday
Season 2
Aug 17, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019
Arrival Saturday
Season 3
May 25, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019
Arrival Saturday
Jura-Route, CH-NSRBN-08X
Base price
Surcharge Single Room (5x)
925,00
245,00
959,00
245,00
995,00
245,00

Kategorie: 3*** und 4**** Hotels

Season 1
May 4, 2019 - May 24, 2019
Sep 28, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019
Season 2
Aug 17, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019
Season 3
May 25, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019
Basel
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Vallée de Joux
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
89,00
129,00
85,00
125,00
89,00
129,00
85,00
125,00
89,00
129,00
85,00
125,00
Price
Rental bike 24-gear
Electric bike
99,00
215,00

Services and infos

Included:

  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Luggage transport between the hotels
  • Detail travel documents 1x per room (German, English, French) è Sprache angeben! with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers
  • Ticket for the watch museum in La Chaux-de-Fonds
  • GPS-data available
  • Service-hotline

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Basel train station
  • Basel-Mulhouse airport
  • Parking in Basel is very expensive! Cheaper alternative: parking at the Airport Basel-Mulhouse (with direct bus connection to the Basel SBB train station, approx. 30 min)
  • Return journey by train from Nyon to Basel

 

 

      

 

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
Angelika Spindler
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Angelika Spindler, Customer service

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