JURA

Independent Tour: 3,450 Chf

10 nights (Optional rest days)

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: Villiger Hybrid Included
Upgrade: Allant Electric / 400 chf
Upgrade: Checkpoint / 300 chf
Upgrade: Addict Rim Brakes / 300 chf
Upgrade: Addict Disc Brakes / 400 chf
Upgrade: Addict Disc, Carbon Wheels / 700 chf
  • Orientation and bicycle fitting at shop
  • Fully equipped 2022 touring hybrid
  • All accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels
  • All breakfasts
  • Return to Geneva or tickets to anywhere else in Switzerland
  • Return of bicycle to Geneva
  • Turn-by-turn cellphone navigation
  • Luggage transfers

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Jura Route Day 2: Geneva -> Lac de Joux

The adventure begins !

We’ll be following the shore of Lake Geneva for 20 kilometers before heading north on Swiss National Route 7. From here there is a steep ascent to the Col de Marchairuz . Once up, we’ll be riding through flat and austere highland pastures.

You’re now in the Canton of Vaud’s regional “Jurassic Park! You’ll see few people, but lots of dense fir forests, ancient stone fencing and perhaps a few dwellings with signs reading “mountain cheese for sale”.

We’ll then drop down a few hundred meters to Le Brassus. Now we are in the famous watch-making region of the “Vallée de Joux” . There are around 6,000 people living in this valley and 85% make their living directly from the craft.

But our overnight is a few more kilometers down the road on the pristine Lac de Joux . This is the largest lake in the Swiss Jura and the clear water that you see is all supplied by streams running beneath the pastures.

Supper with views of the lake ! It’s a bit chilly up here, so the local Vacherin Mont d’Or cheese melted over jacket potatoes with white wine will be fine !

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