The mountain walk over Le Suchet links the high plateau of Ste-Croix with the Vallon de l'Orbe. This tour is part of the Jura Mountain Trail. Between the starting point in Ste-Croix and the destination in Vallorbe there is much of interest to discover. There are typical Jura landscapes and a whole range of spectacular vantage points right along the route.
The imposing Gantrisch mountain chain stretches eastwards from the Gurnigel region, ending with the mighty rocky dome of the Stockhorn. Right along this chain runs a mountain path offering magnificent views across the Bernese Alps and Lake Thun and down into the Simmental valley.
The protected Val Frisal is a 3-km long high valley situated at 1,900 m above sea level. Traversed by enchanting meandering rivulets, it is home to high moors with rare flora and fauna.
488 kilometres, 32 stages, 1 adventure: this long-distance hike culminates in four scenic stages passing through glades of ferns and forests of birch, by pretty lakes and over panoramic peaks.