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Bike Tour Jura vaudois

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


All season


8953 Dietikon
Tel. +41 44 316 10 00

Parc naturel régional 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.

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 !

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.

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
5 hours
Level technique
Level condition
Height profile view map


Equipment / Equipment rent

Saint-Cergue Tourisme
Tél. +41 (0)22 360 13 14 / Saint-Cergue
Tél. +41 (0)22 559 30 09
Vallée de Joux Tourisme, Le Sentier
Tél. +41 (0)21 845 17 77
Gare Le Sentier, Travys SA
Tél. +41 (0)21 845 55 15
Boutique de vente et location
Col du Mollendruz

Safety advices

Wearing a helmet is highly recommended and in some cases required.
Bring a cycling / hiking map

Price information

Package 3 days / 2 night with luggage transport, from Nyon.


Starting point
Le Sentier (Altitude: 1013 m)
Arrival by public transport
Sentier-Orient Timetable SBB
Le Sentier (Altitude: 1013 m)
Arrival by public transport
Sentier-Orient Timetable SBB

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • 50+

Discovering underway

Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

Abbey church of Romainmôtier

The church at Romainmôtier is one of the oldest Romanesque churches in Switzerland, and dates back to the Cluniacs.

Historical placeChurch
Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

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.

Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

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.

Natural monumentNatural landscape / Habitat
Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

Chalet d'alpage La Chaumette

Bassins, Beizli La Chaumette (only in summer)

Farm restaurant
Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

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

Natural monument
Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

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 !

Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

Alpine Chalet Le Pré de Bière

The Germain family's Alpine chalet and show dairy is located not far from the Col de Marchairuz at an altitude of 1345 metres. In the chalet, recently converted into a show dairy, you can taste different regional products.

Shop for regional products
Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

B&B on a farm in Marchissy

In Marchissy, the Bassin family warmly welcomes all visitors to their renovated farmhouse. The view over Lake Geneva and the Alps is breathtaking, from La Côte to the Geneva jet d'eau.

Guest houseBed and BreakfastAgrotourismRoom / Holiday flat
Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

La Maison Junod, Romainmôtier

Dans le bourg médiéval « hors du temps » de Romainmôtier, la Maison Junod est classifiée 5***** dans la catégorie « chambres d’hôtes » par la FST. Laurent Piguet y propose six chambres rénovées avec goût dans l'esprit de ce monument historique.

Bed and Breakfast