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Amenities La Chaux-de-Fonds

last updated: December 14, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1000 m
Inhabitants - total: 38000
City  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 2 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 22
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 632
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 142
Group lodging - total beds: 565
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Sleeping in the hay  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Finnish runway / ash trail  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
City-tour, organized, by bus  X 
Other information all year round  
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 800
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 1000 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 1300 m
Public boat line in summer  X 
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 407 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 125 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Sorties en canoë organisées
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Natural sights: Les Roches-de-Moron (Doubs), Escarpineau (Doubs).
Cultural sights: Musée international d'horlogerie (La Chaux-de-Fonds). Musée paysan et artisanal
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Sentier de la Tourbière (Les Ponts-de-Martel), Sentier des statues (La Sagne)
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL www.wvbikecup.ch
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 www.mobotix.ch/wsb/showpics_01.asp?Cam=b36l&S=1&KundenID
Live Cam 2 www.limpartial.ch/webcam/marche.jpg
Detailed local Weather Link www.meteonews.ch/index.php?section=ch&page=general&spage=wetter_reg&sub=06612000&lang=fr
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Snow sports school (phone.) 079 310 00 90
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 1255 m
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 0900 55 61 62
Point of measure ski area bottom 1030 m
Point of measure ski area top 1255 m
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 0900 55 61 62
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1050 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1255 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 41 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 120 km subregion
Skating slopes 41 km
Skating trails 120 km marked
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 2 km
Winter hiking trails 5 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1120 m
Snowshoe trail 12 km marked
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.