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Sommer Aerial von Nyon am Genfersee mit Schloss.


  • Jura vaudois Nature Park
  • Medieval old town of Romainmôtier
  • Vallée de Joux
  • Nyon 

Day 1

Nyon - Montricher

Luggage drop-off in Nyon. At the beginning, the route is slightly ascending until you reach the villages of the southern foothills of the Jura and the Jura vaudois Nature Park. On your way, pay a short visit to the La Garenne animal park or the giant lime tree of Marchissy before today's stage takes you to the small town of Montricher. 

Details: approx. 40 km, 850 m 510 m

Two cyclists near Mollens in the Jura Vaudois Nature Park.

Day 2

Montricher - Le Pont

One small village after another awaits you today before you reach the charming village of Romainmotier after a short descent. Take some time to visit the impressive church with its well-preserved abbey before you roll into the peaceful Vallée de Joux. The night will be spent in the small village of Le Pont on the shores of the lake.

Details: approx. 40 km  685 m 420 m

Two cyclists near Mollens in the Jura Vaudois Nature Park.

Day 3

Le Pont - Nyon 

Along the lake shore and through the valley of the watchmakers' art at Lac de Joux. Take a short break in Le Sentier before heading up to Switzerland's coldest valley, the Combe des Amburnex. After this cool detour, the historic pass road up to the Col du Marchairuz will cost you a drop of sweat or two. Afterwards, the view of Lake Geneva and the nearby Alps compensates for all the effort. A thrilling descent to Nyon ends your journey. After arrival in Nyon, you can depart individually.

Details: approx. 55km  650 m 1'265m

Two cyclists near Nyon on the Nature Park Jura Vaudois.
Map of the Cycling Tour in Nature Park Jura Vaudois.

Tour characteristics

The tour leads you in constant ascents and descents along the southern flank of the Jura. Occasionally there are steep climbs that require a good basic level of fitness. The route takes you on quiet back roads through the Jura vaudois Nature Park.

The route on SwitzerlandMobility 

Further information:


  • 2 nights accommodation incl. breakfast  
  • Daily luggage transfers from hotel to hotel
  • Costs for luggage pick-up at the train station 
  • Well-prepared itinerary 
  • Travel documents (1 x per room) 
  • Service hotline 

Good to know

  • On the day of arrival, luggage must be handed in at the luggage counter in Nyon by 10:00 a.m. at the latest.
  • On the day of departure, luggage must be returned to the luggage counter by 17:00 at the latest. 
  • Additional overnight stay in Nyon can be booked
  • Rental bike or electric bike bookable
  • Visitor's tax, if due, not included in the tour price
  • Bookings can be made up to 5 working days before arrival. (Express fee CHF 50.00 for 5 working days prior to arrival) 
  • Organisation of the trip: local cooperation partner


Travel Documents

  • We provide you with all documents for your trip digitally
  • Luggage tags are usually left for you at the arrival hotel
  • On the road, you can easily find your way around using the SwitzerlandMobility app and other freely accessible aids. Background information and all other documents are delivered electronically and can be downloaded to your mobile phone in advance.