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Jura Bike (route no. 3)

"The lonely high plateaux dotted with fir trees, the peaceful valleys with swirling streams... there are so many picturesque views for us to admire, each with its own colours, landscapes and unique features. The pleasure never ends."


The full route comprises 9 stages between Basle and Nyon.

Section 2: Laufen - Delémont
Distance: 31 km
Gradient: 760 m

Section 3: Delémont - St-Ursanne
Distance: 39 km
Gradient: 720 m

Section 4: St-Ursanne - Saignelégier
Distance: 30 km
Gradient: 820 m

Section 5: Saignelégier - La Chaux-de-Fonds
Distance: 44 km
Gradient: 660 m

Section 6: La Chaux-de-Fonds - Couvet
Distance: 50 km
Gradient: 1250 m

Technically: medium
Physically: medium

Good to know

  • Mountain bike hire: Rent a Bike.
  • On the banks of the Doubs, don't miss the medieval town of St-Ursanne.
  • La Presta asphalt mine: trips to the former mine at the La Presta Industrial Museum, Travers.


Profile of the route | PDF, 31 kB
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