Anabaptist paths

Bugnenets / Savagnières - Joux-du-Plane

Bugnenets / Savagnières - Joux-du-Plane

Mont Soleil

Mont Soleil

Le Chasseral

Le Chasseral

Mont Soleil 2

Mont Soleil 2

Bugnenets / Savagnières - Les Pointes

Bugnenets / Savagnières - Les Pointes

Haut Pointes

Haut Pointes

L'éolienne

L'éolienne

Bugnenets - Savagnières (Suisse)

Bugnenets - Savagnières (Suisse)

Métairie de Gléresse

Métairie de Gléresse

Tramelan

Tramelan

La Vue-des-Alpes

La Vue-des-Alpes

La Neuveville

La Neuveville

Camping Fraso-Ranch Lignières

Camping Fraso-Ranch Lignières

Aussichtsturm Lothurm in Magglingen

Aussichtsturm Lothurm in Magglingen

Aussichtsturm Lothurm in Magglingen: Ausflug zur Weitsicht

Aussichtsturm Lothurm in Magglingen: Ausflug zur Weitsicht

Bielersee - Südwest (Vingelz)

Bielersee - Südwest (Vingelz)

Lac de Morat

Lac de Morat

Erlach

Erlach

Chasseral - Jura -Bernois - Suisse

Chasseral - Jura -Bernois - Suisse

Combe Grède - Villeret

Combe Grède - Villeret

Croix du Chasseral

Croix du Chasseral

Chasseral 2

Chasseral 2

Piste TCS

Piste TCS

Dudingen

Dudingen

Vue sur Berne

Vue sur Berne

Lignières

Lignières

Lac de Bienne

Lac de Bienne

Vue sur Nods

Vue sur Nods

Canal de Hagneck

Canal de Hagneck

Manche à air - Crête

Manche à air - Crête

Chasseral

Chasseral

Antenne Swisscom

Antenne Swisscom

Lac de Neuchâtel

Lac de Neuchâtel

Vinifuni Bergstation Prêles

Vinifuni Bergstation Prêles

A historic hike along the paths of the Anabaptists, who sought refuge in the Jura uplands over 400 years ago.

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Technical information

Location:Sonceboz-Sombeval
Destination:Chasseral or Courtelary
Reaching the starting:With the train to Sonceboz-Sombeval
Reaching your destination:With the bus from Chasseral (Variant 1)
With the train from Courtelary (Variant 2)
RequirementsTechnical /Difficulty:Medium
Requirement Physical condition:Difficulty
Altitude increase in meters:+580m/-580m (Day 1)
+1168m/-271m (Day 2, Variant 1)
+ 729m/-682m (Day 2, Variant 2)
Hiking time:4.5 hrs.(Day 1)
6hrs (Day 2, Variant 1)
4.75 hrs. (Day 2, Variant 2)
Time of year:mid October until mid May
food and drinks:Sonceboz-Sombeval, Corgémont, La Cuisinière, La Petite Douanne, La Meringue, Chasseral

Description

The two-day hike reveals numerous Anabaptist traces: Secret meeting places, mysterious inscriptions, extensive walls of dry stone along with Baptist archive with unpublished documents, books and objects.

Day 1
Sonceboz-Sombeval - Pierre Pertuis - Sonceboz-Sombeval

Points of interest: Pierre Pertuis Roman tunnel, chapel with Anabaptist archives, old Charrière, home of Dean Morel

Day 2 (Variant 1)
Sonceboz-Sombeval - Creux de Glace - Chasseral

Points of interest: Baptist bridge, Creux de Glace, wooded pastures, Chasseral

Day 2 (Variant 2)
Sonceboz-Sombeval - Creux de Glace - Courtelary

Points of interest: Baptist bridge, Creux de Glace, wooded pastures, old Charrière.

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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