Jura Bike

Basel - Nyon

Secluded valleys, lush meadows, cascading streams and small lakes characterise the rolling Jura heights between Basel and Lake Geneva. The Jura Bike tour links every scenic highlight.

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Remote valleys, lush meadows, rushing streams and two nature parks are the features that characterise the Jura mountains between Basel and Lake Geneva. This tour combines every different type of scenic jewel. From Delémont it runs via the Col des Rangiers on the Doubs and continues to the Franches Montagnes (Freiberge) with their famous horses. From Mont Soleil to the UNESCO World Heritage cities of La Chaux-de-Fonds/Le Locle the connoisseur’s route continues through the Val de Travers to the “Balcon Vaudois” with views of Lake Neuchâtel and the Alps, followed by the descent from the Col du Marchairuz to Nyon.


  • St-Ursanne, canoe trip on the Doubs
  • Saignelégier, Doubs Nature Park
  • La Chaux-de-Fonds, International Museum of Horlogy with over 4,500 exhibits
  • Col du Marchairuz, panoramic views and historic road over the pass
  • Prangins, Swiss National Museum in the castle with superb gardens


Duration: 9 daily stages
Distance: 360 km
Level of difficulty: medium
Condition: medium
Elevation: 7,700 m

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