Bike Tour Parc Jura vaudois
Parc Jura vaudois - Two itineraries for « Switzerland By Bike » in the Jura that we suggest are : the Route Jurasüdfuss N° 50 and the Route du Jura N° 7. By combining these two, you will have a complete tour of the Parc Jura Vaudois covered in 2 or 3 days.
STEP 1 : LE SENTIER - ST-CERGUE
Through wooded and alpine pastures of the Jura Vaudois, this first leg of the route enables you to discover one of the Parc Jura Vaudois’ secret and fragile gems : Combe des Amburnex. With its dry stone walls and
marshes rich in rare and protected species such as the bright yellow flower, Saxifraga hirculus, it is a true wonder to behold !
STEP 2 : ST-CERGUE - ROMAINMOTIER
While riding through the villages at the foot of the Jura, you will encounter breathtaking views of the Alps and Lake Geneva. Many significant places are found along this route ; the highlights being the historical and famous Cluniac sites.
STEP 3 : ROMAINMOTIER - LE SENTIER
This last leg of the route offers fabulous panoramic views over the nearby lakes. Seen from the village of Premier the views of Lake Geneva and Lake Neuchâtel as well as the stunning drop down to the Lake of Joux from the village of Petra Félix, will provide manifold rewards for all your efforts !
- 125.00 km
- Altitude difference ascent
- 2100 m
- Altitude difference descent
- 2100 m
- Time required
- 4 - 6h
- Level technique
- Level condition
Safety advicesWearing a helmet is highly recommended and in some cases required.
Bring a cycling / hiking map
The offer is suitable for
Auberge Aux 2 Sapins
At the foot of Mont-tendre, this lovely communal inn dates back to 1904. It has a cosy and intimate feeling and three small modern adjoining rooms.
Jardin du Temps
Parc public, le Jardin du Temps, propose un parcours de plus de trois cent cinquante millions d’années à effectuer en quelques minutes… ou quelques heures avec en point d'orgue la rencontre du Mammouth de la Vallée de Joux !
Alphütte Le Pré de Bière
Das Alpchalet und Schaukäserei der Familie Germain liegt unweit des Col de Marchairuz auf einer Höhe von 1345 Metern. Das Chalet, das vor kurzem in eine Schaukäserei umgewandelt wurde, empfängt Sie zur Verkostung regionaler Produkte.
The church at Mollens
The church of the Mitcha-Bou, as the inhabitants of Mollens are also called, joined the Federation of Cluniac Sites in the XII century. Mollens and its church belong to the inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites.
The Marchissy lime tree
The second largest lime trees in Switzerland is in Marchissy. Only the lime tree in Linn in Aargau is larger. The lime tree close to the village church was probably planted in the XIVth centu
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Cheese dairy, interactive exhibition, restaurant, shops
Château de l'Isle
Admire the Château de l'Isle from the 17th century, that is also called "the little Versailles of Vaud", with its ponds.
Abbey church of Romainmôtier
The church at Romainmôtier is one of the oldest Romanesque churches in Switzerland, and dates back to the Cluniacs.
Maison Junod, chambres d'hôtes
Située au cœur du bourg historique de Romainmôtier, venez découvrir la décoration contemporaine et chaleureuse de la Maison Junod.
Nature reserve La Sagne
The peat bog named “Sagne” in Le Sentier is of national importance. Here you find typical plants of peat bogs, that prefer acid soils. The bog, where they used to cut peat until 1940, is a conservation area today.