305 Sentier du Lac de Neuchâtel
305 Sentier du Lac de Neuchâtel

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Sentier du Lac de Neuchâtel

Sentier du Lac de Neuchâtel

Neuchâtel–Neuchâtel

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Sentier du Lac de Neuchâtel

Sentier du Lac de Neuchâtel

This route starts in the lakeside town of Neuchâtel at the well-known Place Pury and leads to the Piscine du Nid-du-Crô swimming complex. The vibrant metropolis of Canton Neuenburg is combines natural beauty with a permanent holiday atmosphere.
At the beautifully set-out Place Pury, you can let your gaze sweep across the Neuenburgersee lake, the largest lake lying completely in Switzerland. From here the route leads a short distance through the town to the popular lakeside promenade. You then follow the lake shore and first discover the harbour from where passenger boats come and go.

The promenade, with its vibrant activity and many passers-by radiates an urbane atmosphere. Thanks to the its width, you can go on your way unhurried and unhindered. Well-tended areas of grass, park benches in shade, art works and flower beds adorn the way and offer plenty of choice and space to rest and take it easy.

Shortly after the famous Neuchâtel Xamax football stadium, you leave the crowds behind you and find yourself in a quiet harbour area with wonderful views of the shimmering, blue-green lake. The path leads directly to the end of the route at the Neuchâtel Piscines bus stop.
This route starts in the lakeside town of Neuchâtel at the well-known Place Pury and leads to the Piscine du Nid-du-Crô swimming complex. The vibrant metropolis of Canton Neuenburg is combines natural beauty with a permanent holiday atmosphere.
At the beautifully set-out Place Pury, you can let your gaze sweep across the Neuenburgersee lake, the largest lake lying completely in Switzerland. From here the route leads a short distance through the town to the popular lakeside promenade. You then follow the lake shore and first discover the harbour from where passenger boats come and go.

The promenade, with its vibrant activity and many passers-by radiates an urbane atmosphere. Thanks to the its width, you can go on your way unhurried and unhindered. Well-tended areas of grass, park benches in shade, art works and flower beds adorn the way and offer plenty of choice and space to rest and take it easy.

Shortly after the famous Neuchâtel Xamax football stadium, you leave the crowds behind you and find yourself in a quiet harbour area with wonderful views of the shimmering, blue-green lake. The path leads directly to the end of the route at the Neuchâtel Piscines bus stop.
3 km | 1 Stage
20 m | 20 m
0 h 50 min
medium (for wheelchair users) | easy (for wheelchair users)

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General information
The sightseeing attractions and overnight accommodation suggested by Switzerland Mobility are not necessarily wheelchair accessible. More information on accessibility is found at www.procap.ch/tourisme-inclusif or www.rollihotel.ch.

Obstacle-free routes, grade of difficulty see PDF.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Neuchâtel, Place Pury
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Barrier-free travel / public transport
Neuchâtel railway station is a support station. Low-floor buses run from here (Route 9) to Station Neuchâtel, Place Pury. Another option is to take the Fun'ambule funicular, which leaves from the railway station to Station Neuchâtel, Université. From there, low-floor buses (Route 11) run between Neuchâtel, Place Pury and Neuchâtel, Piscines. The upper compartment of the funicular has a level entrance and exit.
Wheelchair-suitable parking spaces
Two official parking spaces for wheelchair users are located at Place de Pury 11 and Rue du Musée 9. These are both on the same street. Four parking spaces for wheelchair users are found at the Einkaufszentrum (shopping centre) and Stadion La Maladière Centre and others at the car park of the swimming pool, Piscine Nid-du-Crô.

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WC Place Pury
WC Place Pury
Public ladies and gents Eurokey toilets are located at Neuchâtel railway station, Place Pury Littorail. WC info ladies: door width 82cm; movement area (DxB) 130x65cm; seat height 50cm; hand grips, left and right moveable; access left; mirror height 110cm; washbasin underside clearance 70cm / WC info gents: door width 85cm; movement area (DxB) 150x80cm; seat height 50cm; hand grips left fixed, right none; access left; mirror height 110cm; washbasin underside clearance 70cm.
km0 - km2.2
km0 - km2.2
The entire route is surfaced. At km0.5 is a 60-metre-long ramp with a 5% gradient down to the harbour.
Boarding / alighting possibility
At km0.7 is the Neuchâtel LNM boat station. From here boats sail across the whole of the Neuenburgersee lake as well as to the Murtensee and Bielersee lakes. Not all boats are wheelchair accessible. You can enquire a maximum of three days in advance about when wheelchair accessible boats are sailing.
Port de Neuchâtel
2001 Neuchâtel
Tel. +41 (0)32 729 96 00
info@navig.ch
http://www.navig.ch/
km2.2 - km3.0
km2.2 - km3.0
At km2.2 you meet a 12m-long uphill gradient of 12%. No appreciable gradients follow.
WC car park du Pont
WC car park du Pont
The du Port car park is found under the Place du Port. This can be accessed from the square with a lift, or with level access directly from the harbour. There you will find a Eurokey toilet. WC info: door width 85cm; movement area (DxB) 195x145cm; seat height 50cm; hand grips, left movable, right fixed; access left; mirror height 120cm; washbasin underside clearance 70cm.
Restaurant Coop
Restaurant Coop
A wheelchair-accessible toilet is located in the Coop restaurant at the La Maladière Centre. More restaurants and cafes are found in the same building. WC info: door width 85cm; movement area (DxB) 170x100cm; seat height 43cm; hand grips left fixed, right moveable; access right; mirror height 93cm; washbasin underside clearance 75cm. Another Eurokey toilet is located directly at the harbour, 300m before the bus station.
Coop Megastore La Maladière
Rue de la Pierre à Mazel 10
2000 Neuchâtel
Tel. +41 (0)32 723 24 00
http://maladierecentre.ch/

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Neuchâtel, Piscines
SBB Timetable Show stop and route on map
Barrier-free return journey / public transport
Low-floor buses run from the Station Neuchâtel, Piscines (Route 11) to Neuchâtel, Place Pury. At the Station Neuchâtel, Université, you have to change to the Fun'ambule funicular, which takes you directly to Neuchâtel railway station. This is a support station. The upper compartment of the funicular has a level entrance and exit.

Contact

Procap Reisen & Sport
Frohburgstrasse 4
4600 Olten
Tel. +41 (0)62 206 88 30
tourismus@procap.ch
www.procap.ch/tourismus-inklusiv

Services

Accommodation

Hôtel Restaurant La Maison du Prussien
Hôtel Restaurant La Maison du Prussien
Neuchâtel
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Places

Neuenburg/Neuchâtel
Neuenburg/Neuchâtel
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Places of interest

The Latenium - park and archaeological museum
The Latenium - park and archaeological museum
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Swimming

Swimming pools Nid-du-Crô in Neuchâtel
Swimming pools Nid-du-Crô in Neuchâtel
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Signalization

Signalization
In general the «Barrier-free Paths» lead along the hiking routes marked yellow. Additional white signs with green route fields for «Barrier-free Paths» indicate the route at key points. The white signs should be followed where «Barrier-free Paths» differ from the hiking route network. To be certain, please take a print-out of our web map with you.
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