Anabaptist paths

Sankt Immer: Haut Pointes

Sankt Immer: Haut Pointes

Mont Soleil

Mont Soleil

Sankt Immer: L'éolienne

Sankt Immer: L'éolienne

Mont-Soleil: Mont Soleil

Mont-Soleil: Mont Soleil

Les Pontins: Bugnenets - Savagnières

Les Pontins: Bugnenets - Savagnières

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

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

Les Pontins: Bugnenets - Savagnières - Les Pointes

Les Pontins: Bugnenets - Savagnières - Les Pointes

Sankt Immer: Le Chasseral

Sankt Immer: Le Chasseral

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

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

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

Tramelan

Tramelan

La Vue-des-Alpes

La Vue-des-Alpes

La Neuveville

La Neuveville

Lignières: Camping Fraso-Ranch

Lignières: Camping Fraso-Ranch

Magglingen: Biel/Bienne - Lake Biel

Magglingen: Biel/Bienne - Lake Biel

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»

Magglingen › Nord: Aussichtsturm Lothurm in - Ausflug zur Weitsicht

Magglingen › Nord: Aussichtsturm Lothurm in - Ausflug zur Weitsicht

Magglingen › Nord-Ost: Aussichtsturm Lothurm in

Magglingen › Nord-Ost: Aussichtsturm Lothurm in

Nods: Antenne Swisscom

Nods: Antenne Swisscom

Nods: Lac de Neuchâtel

Nods: Lac de Neuchâtel

Nods: Lac de Morat

Nods: Lac de Morat

Nods: Erlach

Nods: Erlach

Nods: Combe Grède - Villeret

Nods: Combe Grède - Villeret

Nods: Croix du Chasseral

Nods: Croix du Chasseral

Nods: Chasseral - Jura -Bernois

Nods: Chasseral - Jura -Bernois

Nods: Piste TCS

Nods: Piste TCS

Nods: Dudingen

Nods: Dudingen

Nods: Vue sur Berne

Nods: Vue sur Berne

Nods: Lignières

Nods: Lignières

Nods: Lac de Bienne

Nods: Lac de Bienne

Nods: Vue sur

Nods: Vue sur

Nods: Canal de Hagneck

Nods: Canal de Hagneck

Nods: Manche à air - Crête

Nods: Manche à air - Crête

Nods: Chasseral

Nods: Chasseral

Nods: Chasseral

Nods: Chasseral

Prêles: Vinifuni Bergstation

Prêles: Vinifuni Bergstation

Bözingen: Eisstadion Biel, Aussenfeld

Bözingen: Eisstadion Biel, Aussenfeld

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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