3 Jura Bike
3 Jura Bike
3 Jura Bike
3 Jura Bike
3 Jura Bike
3 Jura Bike
3 Jura Bike
3 Jura Bike

Mountainbiking

Jura Bike

Jura Bike

Basel–Nyon

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Jura Bike

Jura Bike

The predominantly forested Jura heights stretch from Basel to Lac Léman. In between lies a bewitchingly varied landscape with remote valleys, lush meadows, rushing rivers, small lakes and countless biking routes.
From Basel, the third largest Swiss city, the Jura Bike route rapidly makes its way into the remoteness of the Jura heights. With the end of the urban sprawl, the first section begins, leading mainly through forested areas to the picturesque little town of Laufen.

You later cross the language border and reach Délemont, the capital of the Jura. Here begins the scenic section over the Col des Rangiers to the Doubs, its waters accompanying the route to historic St. Ursanne. Neighbouring Freiberge is known for horse breeding and numerous horses edge the trail until the route again leads along the Doubs to remote Lac de Moron und Lac des Brenets.

The ride from Val de Travers to the «Balcon Vaudois» is a real treat. Here the tour runs along the southernmost slopes of the Jura, with wonderful views of Lac de Neuchâtel with the Alps in the background. The last part of the ride leads into the Vallée de Joux, which with its lake rates as Switzerland’s coldest region. The Jura Bike route ends with an ascent to Col du Marchairux and descent to Nyon on Lac Léman.
The predominantly forested Jura heights stretch from Basel to Lac Léman. In between lies a bewitchingly varied landscape with remote valleys, lush meadows, rushing rivers, small lakes and countless biking routes.
From Basel, the third largest Swiss city, the Jura Bike route rapidly makes its way into the remoteness of the Jura heights. With the end of the urban sprawl, the first section begins, leading mainly through forested areas to the picturesque little town of Laufen.

You later cross the language border and reach Délemont, the capital of the Jura. Here begins the scenic section over the Col des Rangiers to the Doubs, its waters accompanying the route to historic St. Ursanne. Neighbouring Freiberge is known for horse breeding and numerous horses edge the trail until the route again leads along the Doubs to remote Lac de Moron und Lac des Brenets.

The ride from Val de Travers to the «Balcon Vaudois» is a real treat. Here the tour runs along the southernmost slopes of the Jura, with wonderful views of Lac de Neuchâtel with the Alps in the background. The last part of the ride leads into the Vallée de Joux, which with its lake rates as Switzerland’s coldest region. The Jura Bike route ends with an ascent to Col du Marchairux and descent to Nyon on Lac Léman.
365 km | 9 Stages
Asphalted: 195 km
Natural surface: 170 km
of which Singletrail: 26 km
9400 m | 9200 m
medium | medium

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Basel SBB
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Arrival / return travel Nyon
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Services

Accommodation

Cydonia Bett & Brot
Cydonia Bett & Brot
Basel
Hotel Balade Basel
Hotel Balade Basel
Basel
Hotel Bildungszentrum 21 AG
Hotel Bildungszentrum 21 AG
Basel
Jugendherberge Basel
Jugendherberge Basel
Basel
DASBREITEHOTEL
DASBREITEHOTEL
Basel
MyBednBreakfast
MyBednBreakfast
Bottmingen
Gasthaus zur Sonne
Gasthaus zur Sonne
Aesch
Gasthof Mühle
Gasthof Mühle
Aesch
Pausee BnB
Pausee BnB
Flüh
Jugendherberge Mariastein
Jugendherberge Mariastein
Mariastein
Hotel & Restaurant Röschenzerhof
Hotel & Restaurant Röschenzerhof
Röschenz
Hotel Restaurant Central
Hotel Restaurant Central
Laufen
Gîte rural
Gîte rural
Courcelon
Auberge de Jeunesse Delémont
Auberge de Jeunesse Delémont
Delémont
Hôtel Ibis Delémont
Hôtel Ibis Delémont
Delémont
Centre St-François
Centre St-François
Delémont
Bed & Breakfast No. 57
Bed & Breakfast No. 57
Asuel
Au Cheval Blanc
Au Cheval Blanc
Asuel
Hôtel du Boeuf
Hôtel du Boeuf
Courgenay
La Couronne
La Couronne
St-Ursanne
Eco-Chalet
Eco-Chalet
St-Ursanne
Le Chandelier et Camping de St-Ursanne
Le Chandelier et Camping de St-Ursanne
St-Ursanne
Hotel et Camping de Tariche
Hotel et Camping de Tariche
St-Ursanne
Ferme de Belfond
Ferme de Belfond
Goumois
Gîte Chez Toinette
Gîte Chez Toinette
Saignelégier
Auberge de Jeunesse Saignelégier
Auberge de Jeunesse Saignelégier
Saignelégier
Centre de Loisirs des Franches-Montagnes
Centre de Loisirs des Franches-Montagnes
Saignelégier
Bio- und Erlebnishof Les Joux
Bio- und Erlebnishof Les Joux
Les Genevez JU
Hotel-Restaurant de la Balance
Hotel-Restaurant de la Balance
Les Breuleux
Ferme O’badu
Ferme O’badu
Les Breuleux
Hôtel Restaurant Chalet Mont-Crosin
Hôtel Restaurant Chalet Mont-Crosin
Mont-Crosin
Sous le Tilleul
Sous le Tilleul
St-Imier
Auberge Mont-Soleil
Auberge Mont-Soleil
Mont-Soleil
BnB Clemens Ruben
BnB Clemens Ruben
Mont-Soleil
Le Bâtiment
Le Bâtiment
Renan BE
Little Ranch
Little Ranch
La Ferrière
Ferien-Reiten-Trekking
Ferien-Reiten-Trekking
La Ferrière
Centre de vacances / Camping
Centre de vacances / Camping
La Cibourg
La Coquille
La Coquille
La Chaux-de-Fonds
Chez Gilles Hôtel – Resto – Bar
Chez Gilles Hôtel – Resto – Bar
La Chaux-de-Fonds
Camping Bois-du-Couvent
Camping Bois-du-Couvent
La Chaux-de-Fonds
Hôtel Athmos
Hôtel Athmos
La Chaux-de-Fonds
La ferme du sommet de Pouillerel
La ferme du sommet de Pouillerel
La Chaux-de-Fonds
Grand Hôtel Les Endroits
Grand Hôtel Les Endroits
La Chaux-de-Fonds
B&B La Salomé
B&B La Salomé
Les Planchettes
Guesthouse Le Locle
Guesthouse Le Locle
Le Locle
Maison DuBois - Chambres d’hôtes
Maison DuBois - Chambres d’hôtes
Le Locle
Les Favarges 3
Les Favarges 3
Les Ponts-de-Martel
Le Mont de Travers
Le Mont de Travers
Travers
La ferme du grand Roumaillard
La ferme du grand Roumaillard
Travers
Hôtel de l'Aigle
Hôtel de l'Aigle
Couvet
Chalet de vacances Carnotzet
Chalet de vacances Carnotzet
Boveresse
L’Annexe
L’Annexe
Môtiers NE
espaceVAL
espaceVAL
Couvet
La Coué
La Coué
Travers
B&B Villa Moncalme
B&B Villa Moncalme
Travers
Grand Hôtel des Rasses
Grand Hôtel des Rasses
Les Rasses
BnB Les Rasses
BnB Les Rasses
Les Rasses
BnB Les Replans
BnB Les Replans
Ste-Croix
Chambres d’hôtes Grangette Bellevue
Chambres d’hôtes Grangette Bellevue
Sainte-Croix
Calme et Vue
Calme et Vue
Ste-Croix
Hôtel de France
Hôtel de France
Ste-Croix
Hôtel de la Concorde
Hôtel de la Concorde
Vallorbe
Chambre d’hôtes Au fil de l’Orbe
Chambre d’hôtes Au fil de l’Orbe
Vallorbe
B&B Labase
B&B Labase
Le Lieu
Chambres d’Hôtes Les Fûves
Chambres d’Hôtes Les Fûves
Orient
Hôtel de Ville Le Sentier
Hôtel de Ville Le Sentier
Le Sentier
Chambre à la ferme Bassin
Chambre à la ferme Bassin
Marchissy
Nyon Hostel
Nyon Hostel
Nyon
B&B Domaine de Bois-Bougy
B&B Domaine de Bois-Bougy
Nyon
Baumgartners B+B
Baumgartners B+B
Nyon
Hostellerie du XVIème Siècle
Hostellerie du XVIème Siècle
Nyon
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Bookable offers

3 Jura Bike
3 Jura Bike
Top of Jura I & II
Top of Jura I & II
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Places

Basel
Basel
Aesch
Aesch
Mariastein
Mariastein
Laufen
Laufen
Delémont
Delémont
Courgenay
Courgenay
St-Ursanne
St-Ursanne
Glovelier
Glovelier
Soubey
Soubey
Goumois
Goumois
Saignelégier
Saignelégier
Tramelan
Tramelan
Saint-Imier
Saint-Imier
La Chaux-de-Fonds
La Chaux-de-Fonds
Les Brenets
Les Brenets
Le Locle
Le Locle
Couvet
Couvet
Noiraigue
Noiraigue
Sainte-Croix / Les Rasses
Sainte-Croix / Les Rasses
Vallorbe
Vallorbe
Le Pont
Le Pont
Le Sentier
Le Sentier
Col du Marchairuz
Col du Marchairuz
Nyon
Nyon
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Places of interest

Pfalz
Pfalz
Horburg dirt and pump track
Horburg dirt and pump track
Kunstmuseum Basel
Kunstmuseum Basel
Exhibition Tower
Exhibition Tower
Tinguely Fountain
Tinguely Fountain
Mittlere Brücke and Schifflände
Mittlere Brücke and Schifflände
Spalentor
Spalentor
City Hall and Marktplatz
City Hall and Marktplatz
Basel's Old Town
Basel's Old Town
Basler Cathedral
Basler Cathedral
Basel's pump track
Basel's pump track
Tinguely Museum
Tinguely Museum
Basel Zoo
Basel Zoo
Pump track Muttenz
Pump track Muttenz
Arlesheim Cathedral
Arlesheim Cathedral
Bike park Leimental
Bike park Leimental
Customs formalities at «Glögglifels»
Customs formalities at «Glögglifels»
Taxidermist Schneiter
Taxidermist Schneiter
Delémont, Le Mexique–Vorbourg
Delémont, Le Mexique–Vorbourg
Coutellerie Wenger
Coutellerie Wenger
Musée jurassien d'Art et d'Histoire
Musée jurassien d'Art et d'Histoire
Swin Golf
Swin Golf
Saint-Ursanne on the Doubs
Saint-Ursanne on the Doubs
St-Ursanne bridge
St-Ursanne bridge
Scooter-biking in the Franches-Montagnes
Scooter-biking in the Franches-Montagnes
Doubs Canoë
Doubs Nature Park
Doubs Nature Park
A rare cattle droving track
A rare cattle droving track
Centre Nature, Les Cerlatez
Centre Nature, Les Cerlatez
Lake Etang de la Gruère
Lake Etang de la Gruère
Fondation pour le Cheval
Fondation pour le Cheval
Astronomic observatory Mont- Soleil
Astronomic observatory Mont- Soleil
Espace Découverte Energie
Espace Découverte Energie
Chasseral Nature Park
Chasseral Nature Park
Fromagerie Tête de Moine
Fromagerie Tête de Moine
International watchmaking museum
International watchmaking museum
Watchmaking town planning (UNESCO)
Watchmaking town planning (UNESCO)
The subterranean mills of Le Col-des-Roches
The subterranean mills of Le Col-des-Roches
Musée d'horlogerie du Locle
Musée d'horlogerie du Locle
Asphalt mines
Asphalt mines
CIMA Museum
CIMA Museum
Vuiteboeuf–Ste-Croix
Vuiteboeuf–Ste-Croix
Roman road track to transport salt
Roman road track to transport salt
Pré-Giroud artillery fort
Pré-Giroud artillery fort
Vallorbe caverns
Vallorbe caverns
Jura Parc
Jura Parc
Dent de Vaulion summit
Dent de Vaulion summit
Vacherin Mont-d'Or museum
Vacherin Mont-d'Or museum
Vallée de Joux
Vallée de Joux
Over the Col du Marchairuz
Over the Col du Marchairuz
Glacière de Saint George
Glacière de Saint George
Jura Vaudois Nature Park
Jura Vaudois Nature Park
Garenne Zoo
Garenne Zoo
Swiss National Museum Prangins
Swiss National Museum Prangins
Musée du Léman
Musée du Léman
Château de Nyon
Château de Nyon
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Swimming

Erguël outdoor swimming pool in Saint Imier
Erguël outdoor swimming pool in Saint Imier
Piscine couverte des Arêtes La Chaux-de-Fonds
Piscine couverte des Arêtes La Chaux-de-Fonds
Outdoor pool Piscine des Mélèzes in La Chaux-de-Fonds
Outdoor pool Piscine des Mélèzes in La Chaux-de-Fonds
Outdoor pool Piscine des Combes in Boveresse
Outdoor pool Piscine des Combes in Boveresse
Outdoor pool Colovray in Nyon
Outdoor pool Colovray in Nyon
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Signalization

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