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Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

Bike Tour Jura vaudois

By combining SwitzerlandMobility's Foot of the Jura Route 50 and Jura Route 7, you can complete a trip through the Jura vaudois Park in two or three days.

Bicycle tourE-bike itinerary
Time required: 5 hoursLength: 125.00km
Parc du Doubs

Chemins de la Contrebande

Glissez-vous dans la peau d’un contrebandier sur l’un des quatre chemins de la contrebande et profitez de sites naturels totalement préservés.

Theme trailHiking trail
Naturpark Thal

Der Pumpelpitz Familienweg

Gehe mit dem kleinen Waldkobold auf Entdeckungsreise im Naturpark Thal

Theme trail
Time required: 2 hours 30 minutesLength: 3.60km
Naturpark Diemtigtal

Diemtigtal house Trails

30 years ago, the municipality of Diemtigen was awarded the Henri-Louis-Wakker prize for its building culture and planning. The three house trails lead past scattered settlements and magnificent houses.

Theme trailHiking trail
Time required: 3 hoursLength: 8.93km
Parc Ela

Discovery Trail Alp Flix

On the discovery trail on Alp Flix, children become discoverers and learn a lot about nature.

Theme trail
Time required: 2 - 4h
Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Feuerstelle Feuerhöhle

Bei der Feuerhöhle mitten im Westteil des Wildnispark Zürich Langenberg gibt es insgesamt drei Feuerstellen, eine davon ist in der Höhle gelegen. Sitzgelegenheiten auf Steinen sowie ein Brunnen sind vorhanden.

Fireplace
Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Forest Nature Trail

On the Forest Nature Trail you get to learn the secrets of the forest, and in a creative and imaginative way you come into contact from head to toe with the Sihlwald.

Theme trailHiking trail
Time required: 2 hoursLength: 2.80km
Naturpark Gantrisch

Gantrisch panorama trail

SwitzerlandMobility Hiking: Gantrisch Panoramaweg. For children the highlight of this walk will certainly be the Gäggersteg (wooden board walk) over the timber damaged by the storm Lothar.

Hiking trail
Time required: 7 hoursLength: 22.00km
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Gemmi

In summer you can go walking, rock-climbing or fishing on the Gemmi. In winter you can go tobogganing, walking or cross-country skiing... Enjoy the wonderful view from the Gemmi down into the valley!

Infrastructure SummerInfrastructure WinterFunicular
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

Guided walk Margunet

The walk leads us through an interesting section of the Pass dal Fuorn forests and the wonderfully varied flora of the Park’s alpine meadows. The nature trail provides detailed information along the way, in 5 languages.

Hiking trail
Time required: 3 hoursLength: 7.00km
Naturpark Diemtigtal

Gwunderwasser water playground

The Gwunderwasser water playground in the Diemtigtal Nature Park offers 1500 m2 natural area with water courses, providing playful learning for both young and old alike.

PlaygroundInfrastructure Summer
UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch  

Ibex treks Sörenberg - day 1

The two-day Ibex Trek in the UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch takes participants through rugged landscape to the animals who have truly mastered life at high altitude – the Ibex.

Hiking trail
Time required: 2 - 4hLength: 7.00km
Landschaftspark Binntal

Mule trekking tours

The fun way to discover the mountain world. Take a ride on a mule through the beautiful mountain scenery of the Binntal Landscape Park.

RidingTrekking
Regionaler Naturpark Schaffhausen

Naturpark-Weinland-Route

This multi-day e-bike and bike route is ideal for nature lovers who enjoy nature.

Bicycle tourE-bike itinerary
Time required: 12 hoursLength: 176.90km
Jurapark Aargau

Perimukweg Herznach

Perimuk der Jurasaurier möchte die verborgenen Naturschätze rund um das Dorf Herznach kennenlernen. Kommt ihr mit?

Theme trail
Time required: 2 hoursLength: 6.00km
Parc régional Chasseral

Pioneer trail

Chasseral - La Vue des Alpes: This two-day walk takes you along the path of the pioneers through the unique Jura mountain landscape and the Regional Park.

Hiking trail
Time required: 4 - 6hLength: 28.00km
Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Sihlwald wilderness playground

Branch nests, suspension bridges, an hollow silver fir trunk, a snake made of wood - these are the centrepieces of the wilderness playground at the visitor centre in Sihlwald. The exciting play wilderness offers challenges for young and old.

Playground
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

The classic wine-path

Experience the wine area and get to know the world of wine. Along the 6km wine trail you will discover wine villages, the wine regions and the wine technology.

Theme trailHiking trail
Time required: 2 hours 15 minutesLength: 6.30km
Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Tour du Comté de Gruyères

Le vélo, en particulier sa variante électrique, constitue un moyen très agréable pour découvrir le Parc Gruyère Pays-d’Enhaut à la belle saison.

Bicycle tourE-bike itinerary
Time required: 4 - 6hLength: 81.40km
Naturpark Beverin

viaCapricorn

viaCapricorn is a mountain hike that leads through the natural habitat of the Alpine ibex. Per stage, experienced mountaineers need to plan around 8 to 9 hours.

Hiking trail
Time required: 4 - 6hLength: 47.90km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

01 Alp Trupchun

Mixed alpine forests with good opportunities for observing animals, in particular red deer, ibex and marmots; varied vegetation.

Hiking trail
Time required: 3 hoursLength: 18.80km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

01 Alp Trupchun - CLOSED

One of the most frequented walks in the Park, in particular during the rutting season at the end of September.

Hiking trail
Time required: 3 hoursLength: 9.50km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

02 Fuorcla Trupchun - CLOSED

Quite steep in the upper region, this is a route for those who are sure-footed on slippery scree.

Hiking trail
Time required: 2 hours 15 minutesLength: 3.00km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

03 Fuorcla Val Sassa - CLOSED

This challenging 8-hour alpine excursion is only recommended for sure-footed walkers with a head for heights.

Hiking trail
Time required: 7 hours 30 minutesLength: 17.00km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

04 Piz Quattervals - CLOSED

A challenging ascent of the highest peak that lies entirely within the National Park.

Hiking trail
Time required: 5 hoursLength: 5.00km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

05 Val Tantermozza - CLOSED

This short hike leads through a sparse spruce-larch-pine forest with some impressive giant trees.

Hiking trail
Time required: 40 minutesLength: 1.50km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

06 Murtaröl - CLOSED

This varied walk requires a certain amount of effort and is not often undertaken. It offers wonderful views into the Cluozza valley, towards the Engadine and the dominating peak of Piz Linard.

Hiking trail
Time required: 3 hours 30 minutesLength: 8.00km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

07 Chamanna Cluozza - CLOSED

Comparable to a Swiss Alpine Club mountain hut, Chamanna Cluozza is the only hut within the Park that offers overnight accommodation; with 61 sleeps.

Hiking trail
Time required: 3 hours 30 minutesLength: 8.00km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

08 Murtersattel - CLOSED

One of the Park’s classics: this is a walk that gives plenty of opportunity to observe animals, many species of flora, and fascinating geological features such as dinosaur tracks or fossilised corals.

Hiking trail
Time required: 3 hours 45 minutesLength: 7.50km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

09 Margun Grimmels - OPEN

This easy walk takes us from the Pass dal Fuorn road down to the Ova Spin compensation reservoir.

Hiking trail
Time required: 1 hour 15 minutesLength: 3.50km
Regionaler Naturpark Schaffhausen

1 La Route Verte - 1st stage

From Schaffhausen, the Route Verte takes you to the heart of the Schaffhausen Regional Nature Park and into the "Blauburgunderland". Take a break here to taste their delicious wines.

E-bike itinerary
Time required: 4 - 6hLength: 79.00km
Naturpark Thal

1. Solothurner Waldwanderung

Durch Bärlauch und Märchenwald - diese Wanderung bietet die ganze Faszination der Jurawälder in einer Etappe

Hiking trail
Time required: 2 - 4hLength: 12.50km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

10 Spöl valley - CLOSED

Less frequented than other routes, this relatively flat walk will suit those who are looking for a bit of peace and quiet. Woodland and waterside landscapes accompany us along its length.

Hiking trail
Time required: 2 hours 45 minutesLength: 8.00km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

11 Alp la Schera - CLOSED

On this walk we go along a stretch of the historical former route to Livigno, where horse-driven carts still travelled in the early days of the Park.

Hiking trail
Time required: 1 hour 15 minutesLength: 3.00km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

12 Grimmels - OPEN

Provided the snow has already melted, it is possible to do this easy circular walk around the hillside of Las Crastatschas as early as mid-May. The first timid signs of spring can be seen then, and ungulates have not yet moved to the higher regions.

Hiking trail
Time required: 2 hours 15 minutesLength: 6.00km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

13 Champlönch - OPEN

This 2-hour walk follows the former Pass dal Fuorn road, offering pleasant views of the Pass dal Fuorn landscape with its typical stretches of mountain pine forest.

Hiking trail
Time required: 2 hoursLength: 5.00km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

14 Punt la Drossa – Il Fuorn - CLOSED

This trail leads from the customs house at Punt la Drossa/P4 to Il Fuorn/P6; we walk alongside the delightful Fuorn stream that manages most of the time to drown the sound of traffic on the Pass dal Fuorn road.

Hiking trail
Time required: 1 hourLength: 2.50km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

15 Munt la Schera - CLOSED

Many people consider this to be the most enjoyable walk in the National Park.

Hiking trail
Time required: 4 hours 45 minutesLength: 13.00km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

16 Fuorn valley - OPEN

In the first section, from Il Fuorn to former P7, we see the impressive contrast between a humid alpine mixed forest and a dry mountain pine forest.

Hiking trail
Time required: 1 hour 45 minutesLength: 5.00km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

17 Margunet - PARTLY OPEN

This well-frequented route has become increasingly popular since bearded vultures were released here between 1991 and 2007.

Hiking trail
Time required: 3 hoursLength: 8.00km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

18 Fuorcla Val dal Botsch - CLOSED

The walk over Fuorcla Val dal Botsch leads from the Pass dal Fuorn region to Val Mingèr, via a 2676 m high pass. It is normally passable from end of June to end of September.

Hiking trail
Time required: 6 hours 45 minutesLength: 17.50km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

19 Val Mingèr - CLOSED

The last bear in Switzerland was shot in Val Mingèr in 1904. Unfortunately the Swiss National Park was only founded 10 years later and could not, therefore, offer any refuge for this creature.

Hiking trail
Time required: 2 hours 15 minutesLength: 5.50km
UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch  

1x Meringue and back

Sweet tour through the UNESCO biosphere Entlebuch. Even from the start you can look forward to a sweet highlight. Not for nothing are the Kemmeriboden-Bad meringues so famous! Enjoy yourself and bon appetit!

E-bike itinerary
Time required: 4 - 6hLength: 69.00km
Jurapark Aargau

2 La Route Verte - 2nd stage

Discover the Argovia Jurapark with its incomparable scenery of high stem orchards. Locally produced apple juice is just what you need to boost your energy.

Bicycle tourE-bike itinerary
Time required: 4 - 6hLength: 70.00km
Naturpark Thal

2. Solothurner Waldwanderung

Luftige Kreten, tiefe Schluchten, vielfältiger Wald - mal lichtdurchflutet und blütenreich, mal dunkel und karg - ein echtes Highlight im Naturpark Thal.

Hiking trail
Time required: > 6hLength: 19.50km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

20 Mot Tavrü - CLOSED

Val Tavrü is of historic importance to the National Park. From 1911 to 1936, when the whole valley was part of the Park, it formed the boundary to our vast nature reserve.

Hiking trail
Time required: 2 hours 15 minutesLength: 6.00km
Schweizerischer Nationalpark

21 Lais da Macun - CLOSED

23 lakes, crystalline bedrock, rare plant species and a fantasy world of dragons and dwarfs all contribute to Macun’s renown as one of the pearls of the National Park.

Hiking trail
Time required: 8 hoursLength: 21.00km
Naturpark Thal

3 La Route Verte - 3rd stage

In the heart of the Thal Nature Park, the forest used as a backdrop to many works of art will enrich your journey. The three mountain passes of this stage offer you breathtaking views.

E-bike itinerary
Time required: 4 - 6hLength: 81.00km
Parc du Doubs

4 La Route Verte - 4th stage

In the wooded pastures of the Doubs Nature Park, encounter "franches-montagnes" horses grazing in semi-liberty and meet the breeders of this unique Swiss horse.

E-bike itinerary
Time required: 2 - 4hLength: 45.00km
Parc régional Chasseral

5 La Route Verte - 5th stage

A short stage leaving from the heart of the Chasseral Nature Park, known for its dry-stone walls. Absorb this centurys-old craft as you admire these constructions.

E-bike itinerary
Time required: 2 - 4hLength: 49.00km
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