Taubenloch Gorge – steep gorge at the edge of town

Frinvillier

Les Pontins: Bugnenets - Savagnières

Les Pontins: Bugnenets - Savagnières

Sankt Immer: Le Chasseral

Sankt Immer: Le Chasseral

Sankt Immer: Haut Pointes

Sankt Immer: Haut Pointes

Les Pontins: Bugnenets - Savagnières - Les Pointes

Les Pontins: Bugnenets - Savagnières - Les Pointes

Mont-Soleil: Mont Soleil

Mont-Soleil: Mont Soleil

Mont-Soleil: Mont Soleil

Mont-Soleil: Mont Soleil

Sankt Immer: L'éolienne

Sankt Immer: L'éolienne

Les Pontins: Bugnenets - Savagnières - Joux-du-Plane

Les Pontins: Bugnenets - Savagnières - Joux-du-Plane

Les Prés-d'Orvin: Les Prés d'Orvin

Les Prés-d'Orvin: Les Prés d'Orvin

Les Prés-d'Orvin: Métairie de Gléresse

Les Prés-d'Orvin: Métairie de Gléresse

Les Prés-d'Orvin › West: Langlaufzentrum: Langlaufzentrum

Les Prés-d'Orvin › West: Langlaufzentrum: Langlaufzentrum

Tramelan

Tramelan

La Neuveville: Lake Biel

La Neuveville: Lake Biel

Lignières: Camping Fraso-Ranch

Lignières: Camping Fraso-Ranch

Magglingen › Nord-Ost: Restaurant End der Welt - 400-Rundbahn und Fussballplatz «End der Welt»

Magglingen › Nord-Ost: Restaurant End der Welt - 400-Rundbahn und Fussballplatz «End der Welt»

Vingelz: Bielersee - Südwest

Vingelz: Bielersee - Südwest

Magglingen › Nord-Ost: Aussichtsturm Lothurm in

Magglingen › Nord-Ost: Aussichtsturm Lothurm in

Magglingen › Nord: Aussichtsturm Lothurm in - Ausflug zur Weitsicht

Magglingen › Nord: Aussichtsturm Lothurm in - Ausflug zur Weitsicht

Magglingen: Biel/Bienne - Lake Biel

Magglingen: Biel/Bienne - Lake Biel

Nods: Chasseral

Nods: Chasseral

Prêles: Vinifuni Bergstation

Prêles: Vinifuni Bergstation

The Taubenloch Gorge in Biel extends over two kilometers from Frinvillier (517 m above sea level) to Bözingen (447 m above sea level).

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At the lowest point of the gorge you will find the Schüss River, which originates in St. Immertal and after flowing through the chain of lakes in the Jura flows into Lake Biel. Parts of the Taubenloch Gorge have been protected as a nature conservation area since 1927.

On Foot at the River

The hiking trail through the rugged Taubenloch Gorge, which is very narrow deep down along the riverbed of the Schüss, can be easily reached by bus starting at the Biel Railway Station: Ride in the direction of the “Icerink” up to the Taubenloch bus stop. The entrance to the adventure trail is at the restaurant “Zum wilden Mann”. At Frinvillier a train takes visitors back to Biel. Or vice versa. The hike takes 35 minutes. The complete tour takes about one hour.

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