JURA

No guided tour

scheduled for 2018


Independent Tour : 2990 CHF

(10-nights)

Shorter tours possible.

Dates: March through September

BOOK TOUR

If you’re a strong and experienced road cyclist who enjoys climbing, this is your tour.

Cyclists will ride an average 85 km a day with around 900 meters of daily climbing.

Expect to spend 6 to 7 hours in the saddle each day.
Standard: Tour des Alpes Road, Tour des Alpes Hybrid, Tandem
Upgrade: Trek Emonda SL, 400 chf
Upgrade: Trek Silque SL Lady, 400 chf
Upgrade: Trek Domane SL7 (Di2), 600 chf
  • Experienced local guides
  • Premium lodging (3 and 4 star hotels)
  • A 2017 touring bicycle with bags, bottles, lock, tools, etc.
  • Personal bike fitting at shop
  • Support van for luggage or weary cyclists
  • Catered lunches and restaurant dinners included (except one lunch and one dinner )
  • Cocktail nights
  • GPS navigation on all bikes & our own maps.
  • Special events (wine tasting, farm breakfasts, bonfire night, etc.)
  • Return train travel back to Geneva with stop-over in Berne
  • Orientation and bicycle fitting at shop
  • Fully equipped new 2017 touring bicycles
  • All accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels
  • All breakfasts
  • Return train to Geneva
  • Return of bicycle to Geneva
  • GPS navigation, maps
  • Luggage transfers
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Jura Route Day 4: Couvet -> Saignlegier

We'll begin the day by following the Areuse river to the town of Travers around 5km down the road. Once in town, you’ll have done your only real climb of the day.

This region is so sparsely populated that the residents of the valley decided to unite their nine different village governments and call it “ Val de Travers ”, and today this united township has fewer than 10,000 residents.

This morning you will ride through pine forests, go past steep chalk formations, climb up green hills and into nature preserves.

We'll skirt the larger city of Chaux-de-Fonds and into the region where the numerous solar panels and wind turbines are seamlessly woven into this high plains landscape. In contrast, you'll see fewer cows and more horses in the stables and pastures.

Our overnight destination is the town of Saignlegier. This proud little village of 2500 inhabitants is the regional capital and home to Switzerland’s largest horse auction.

More interesting for tired cyclists, the recreation center with its indoor swimming and spa on the outskirts of town, or the BFM brewery just down the street from your hotel.

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