64 Lötschberg–Jura
64 Lötschberg–Jura
64 Lötschberg–Jura
64 Lötschberg–Jura

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Lötschberg–Jura

Stage 3, Biel/Bienne–Delémont

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Lötschberg–Jura

After passing through some lovely gorges, among them those at Moutier which once inspired Goethe, the landscape opens up to a wide valley. The journey ends in Delémont, the capital of the canton of Jura. Its historic center is well worth a visit.
After passing through some lovely gorges, among them those at Moutier which once inspired Goethe, the landscape opens up to a wide valley. The journey ends in Delémont, the capital of the canton of Jura. Its historic center is well worth a visit.
38 km
Asphalted: 38 km
Natural surface: 0 km
320 m | 560 m
easy (without Biel–Sonceboz)

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Biel/Bienne
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Traffic volume
The Biel/Bienne-Sonceboz section is not signposted, dangerous road with heavy traffic, use of this stretch is not recommended, Alternative: train transport, see railway recommendation No. 109.
Bypass Taubenlochschlucht
109
Bypass Taubenlochschlucht
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Biel/Bienne–Sonceboz-Sombeval
or
Sonceboz-Sombeval–Biel/Bienne
Reason: route 64 section Biel–Sonceboz is not yet signalized, dangerous road Biel–Sonceboz with heavy traffic, metres in height saved approx. 220m.
Cycle transport: At the Biel-Bienne train station, a special «Taubenloch» bicycle day pass is available for CHF 1.- from the ticket vending machine for bicycle transportation (self-loading) on the Biel-Sonceboz route.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Sonceboz-Sombeval
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Traffic volume
Beware: busy main road Sonceboz-Sombeval–Tavannes (including Taubenloch gorge), riding along this section is not recommended, alternative: load on train, please note rail recommendation No. 110.
Bypass Pierre Pertuis
110
Bypass Pierre Pertuis
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Sonceboz-Sombeval–Tavannes
or
Tavannes–Sonceboz-Sombeval
Reason: dangerous road Sonceboz-Sombeval–Tavannes with heavy traffic, metres in height saved Sonceboz-Sombeval–Tavannes approx. 180m, Tavannes–Sonceboz-Sombeval approx. 70m.
Cycle transport: limited space for bikes.
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Traffic volume
Beware: busy main road Court–Moutier–Courrendlin.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Delémont
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Services

Accommodation

Lago Lodge
Lago Lodge
Nidau
Hotel Mercure Plaza Biel
Hotel Mercure Plaza Biel
Biel/Bienne
B&B Stadtzentrum
B&B Stadtzentrum
Biel/Bienne
City Hotel Biel Bienne
City Hotel Biel Bienne
Biel/Bienne
BnB Haut du Village
BnB Haut du Village
Plagne
Chambres d’Hôtes Sous les Roches
Chambres d’Hôtes Sous les Roches
Orvin
Hôtel Restaurant de la Werdtberg
Hôtel Restaurant de la Werdtberg
Reconvilier
Hôtel-Restaurant du Cerf
Hôtel-Restaurant du Cerf
Sonceboz-Sombeval
miramont trekking hof
miramont trekking hof
Saicourt
Berggasthof Untergrenchenberg
Berggasthof Untergrenchenberg
Grenchen
Cabane Les Gorges (Section Prévoitise CAS)
Cabane Les Gorges (Section Prévoitise CAS)
Moutier
Gîte rural
Gîte rural
Courcelon
Auberge de Jeunesse Delémont
Auberge de Jeunesse Delémont
Delémont
Hôtel Ibis Delémont
Hôtel Ibis Delémont
Delémont
Amis de la Nature section de Delémont
Amis de la Nature section de Delémont
Delémont
Centre St-François
Centre St-François
Delémont
Hôtel Restaurant Victoria
Hôtel Restaurant Victoria
Delémont
Hôtel du Boeuf
Hôtel du Boeuf
Delémont
Hôtel-Restaurant le National
Hôtel-Restaurant le National
Delémont
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Places

Biel
Biel
Frinvillier
Frinvillier
Sonceboz
Sonceboz
Tavannes
Tavannes
Moutier
Moutier
Delémont
Delémont
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Places of interest

BielTrail
BielTrail
Biel's Historic Centre
Biel's Historic Centre
PasquArt Centre
PasquArt Centre
NMB New Museum Biel
NMB New Museum Biel
Pierre Pertuis – building in times of
Pierre Pertuis – building in times of
La Rouge Eau (Saicourt)
La Rouge Eau (Saicourt)
Mario Botta's tower on Mount Moron
Mario Botta's tower on Mount Moron
Moutier's ravines
Moutier's ravines
Oldest farmhouse in the Bernese Jura
Oldest farmhouse in the Bernese Jura
Coutellerie Wenger
Coutellerie Wenger
Delémont, Le Mexique–Vorbourg
Delémont, Le Mexique–Vorbourg
Musée jurassien d'Art et d'Histoire
Musée jurassien d'Art et d'Histoire
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Swimming

L'Orval indoor swimming pool in Valbirse
L'Orval indoor swimming pool in Valbirse
Moutier outdoor swimming pool
Moutier outdoor swimming pool
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Signalization

Signalization
For cycling, follow the logo indicated on the red signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your tour for safety's sake.
Signalization