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Highlights

  • Wonderful panoramic views
  • Chasseral peak
  • Watch metropolis La Chaux-de-Fonds
  • Lac de Neuchâtel
  • Areuse gorge

Day 1

Arrival in Solothurn | Solothurn - Biel

Luggage drop in Solothurn. Short train ride to Oberdorf and by cable car up to Weissenstein, where you reach the Jura Crest Trail. From the roof of Canton Solothurn, with views across the Jura arc to the Mittelland and snow-capped Alps and on through forests and typical Jura meadows. The first third is also a Planetenweg (planet path). Language border at Montagne de Romont.

Details: approx. 24 km ↑ 700 m ↓ 1'415 m

Duration: approx. 6.5 h

 

Jura Hoehenweg Weissenstein

Day 2

Biel - Le Pâquier

By bus back to Frinvillier and over a pleasant climb up to the Chasseral. A sensational panoramic view and the upward greeting midland lakes please the eye at the highest peak of the Swiss Jura. From the summit transport down to LesBugnenets/Le Pâquier.

Details: approx. 17 Kilometer, ↑ 1'340 m ↓ 270 m

Duration: 6 h 

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Day 3

Le Pâquier - La Chaux-de-Fonds

Now follows a varied hike between the upper St. Imier valley and the Val de Ruz with the winter sports resort of Le Pâquier. From the top of the Vue-des-Alpes pass by bus or taxi to La Chaux-de-Fonds.

Details: approx. 20 km, ↑ 760 m ↓ 1'000 m

Duration: 6 h 

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Day 4

La Chaux-de-Fonds – Travers/Couvet

By bus or taxi back to the Vue-des-Alpes pass. On the high mountain range with the Tête de Ran and Mont Racine peaks, a magnificent panorama can be enjoyed and the Tablettes rock pulpit allows a breathtaking deep view of Lac de Neuchâtel before the steep descent to Noiraigue.

The Areuse Gorge and the Creux du Van rock arena with the largest nature reserve in the canton of Neuchâtel are the great highlights of the Noiraigue region in the easternmost part of the Val de Travers.

Details: ca. 20 km, ↑ 790 m ↓ 1275 m

Duration: 6 h

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Day 5

Circular hike Creux du Van from Travers/Couvet | Departure

The perspiration at the start of this stage is well worth it: the highlight of the tour is the natural rock amphitheatre of Creux du Van, Swiss equivalent of the Grand Canyon. From the heights you can enjoy wonderful views on the sparkling waters of Lake Neuenburg. Return to Couvet at the end of the hike and individual departure or extension of the stay.

Details: approx. 16 km, ↑ 915 m ↓ 420 m

Duration: 5 h 

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Jura Höhenweg Karte

Tour characteristic

Good basic fitness is required for the sometimes steep ascents over the Jura chain. The paths are well developed and easy to walk on. In wet conditions, however, they can be slippery in places.

The Jura mountain trail with SchweizMobil

Inclusions

  • 4 nights incl. breakfast in middle class hotels
  • Daily luggage transfers
  • Costs for luggage pick-up at the train station
  • Transfers according to programme
  • Well-prepared itinerary
  • Travel documents (1 x per room) including SwitzerlandMobility Plus subscription
  • Service hotline
  • From price is per person in double room in low season
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: low season from 28.09.-13.10.2024, high season from 04.05.-27.09.2024

Good to know

  • If you arrive in Solothurn without an overnight stay, you must hand in your luggage at the luggage counter by 10:00 a.m. at the latest. 
  • If you are departing without an extra night in Couvet, your luggage will be returned to the partner hotel by 17:00 at the latest. 
  • Additional nights can be booked in Solothurn and Couvet.
  • Visitor's tax, if due, not included in the tour price
  • Rides on cable cars and public transport not included (approx. 35,- CHF with Half-Fare Card)
  • Bookings can be accepted up to 5 working days before arrival (express fee CHF 50.00 for 5 working days before 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

Flight options

Book flights to Switzerland

Our in-house flights experts will be happy to offer advice and to book the most convenient flight for your trip.

Your flights will be covered by our package booking conditions and will be protected under our ATOL license. We will charge £35 per person for this flight booking service. 

Alternatively book your flights directly with Swiss - our preferred partner for flights to Switzerland.

Speak to an expert

We are both the official and largest tour operator for holidays to Switzerland and have been in operation for over 30 years with ABTA and ATOL protection. Please give us a call and we will be happy to go through your plans. Call +44 207 420 4900 to speak with us or send us your travel request via [email protected].

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