Le Suchet

Vallorbe

Technically simple but all the more spectacular as far as scenery is concerned - this is how the bike tour presents itself from Vallorbe to the Suchet Mountain and back.

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Technical information

Begin and end of tour:Vallorbe
Technical requirements:medium difficulty
Physical fitness:medium difficulty
Distance:36 km
Total altitude meters:820 m
Biking time:3-4 h
Elevation start and end of tour:750 m
Culmination point:1588 m
Season:June - October
Gastronomy:Vallorbe, Le Suchet, Le Day
Overnight:Vallorbe
Access starting point:train from Lausanne
Access point of arrival: train from Lausanne
Literature:www.karten-shop.ch

Description

Close to the French border you will find a landscape of peace and solitude. Typical Jurassic forests accentuate the scenery. Magnificent panoramic views extend far into the Mittelland. The Savoy Alps and the Mont Blanc are so close you can almost touch them. And after the tour you will descend into the Jurassic Mountains' underworl: The grottos of Vallorbe are well worth a visit.

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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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