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The Anabaptists were consistent in their faith and did not have their children baptised. They were allowed to settle in the Jura under the protection of the Bishop of Basel.

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traces: Secret meeting places, mysterious inscriptions, extensive walls of dry stone along with Baptist archive with unpublished documents, books and objects.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.

An enjoyable tour includes the careful planning of the same. Please inform yourself in advance at the local information center about the route and weather conditions. Depending on the season and weather conditions, this route may be blocked or interrupted

Technical information

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Season
May - October
Theme
Through a nature conservation area

Contact

Jura bernois Tourisme, St-Imier
Place de la Gare 2
2610 St-Imier
Switzerland

Phone +41 (0)32 942 39 42
saintimier@jurabernois.ch
jurabernois.ch

Quick Facts

Route number

Travel information: Chasseral Nature Park

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