This varied long-distance footpath running right across Switzerland showcases everything that makes the land unique, in 488 glorious kilometres.
150 million-year-old dinosaur tracks have been discovered in the Courtedoux region. This experience and journey of discovery is one of the most significant throughout Switzerland and Europe as a whole.
The city of Porrentruy (Pruntrut in German) in the Jura is considered to be the cultural center of the region. The cityscape is dominated by the mighty medieval castle, which served as the residence of the prince bishops of Basel for 200 years.
The Trans Swiss Trail is the first long distance hiking trail developed for tourists which traverses Switzerland from North to South. There are many possibilities for overnight stays at hotels and inns throughout the trail, and luggage transfer between the stages of the route is offered daily.