Downhill from Mont Sujet to Biel
"Travelling by bus from Biel, it takes half an hour to reach Les Prés-d'Orvin, situated 600 m higher. The start of the descent actually runs uphill. Of course you could also take the downhill path straight from the bus stop in Les Prés-d’Orvin, but then you would miss the extraordinary view offered by Mont Sujet, not to mention the far more enjoyable descent into the Plateau de Diesse. There is also a short uphill section on the second part of the tour to Twannberg. Whilst enjoying the superb views of Lake Biel, that constantly reveals themselves between the passages, you will quickly forget the steep climb."
Route: Les Prés-d'Orvin - Diesse - Prêles - Biel
Distance: 24 km (15 miles)
Gradient: 340 m
Access: take bus no. 70 from Biel station, direction "Les Prés-d'Orvin" (last stop: "le Grillon").
Medium to high difficulty. You must be equipped with a mountain bike.
Good to know
- Saison: June to October.
- There is a huge, sprawling network of footpaths at Les Prés-d'Orvin. Most of these paths are open to mountain biking enthusiasts – provided they are considerate towards the pedestrians.
- HIre a bicycle at Rent a Bike.
Tourism Biel Seeland
T. +41 (0) 32 329 84 84