Cycling holidays Roundtrip nature park Jura Vaudois

Cycling: Roundtrip nature park Jura Vaudois

Just like in a fairy tale

From which fairy tale did Nyon Castle emerge? How enchanted it stands on the shores of Lake Geneva and marks the beginning of your story about your bike tour through the Jura Vaudois nature park. You leave the lake behind you for the time being and make your way up the steep flanks to the hills of the Jura. Here the small villages of Bassins, Bière and L'Isle tell their own story and are waiting to be discovered by you. The detour to the medieval old town of Romainmôtier, with its abbey, ends almost pompously; afterwards, you will open a new chapter with a ride through the quiet Vallée de Joux. The ascent to the Col du Marchairuz will probably be the hardest part of your journey. The view of the Mont Blanc and the descent to the vineyards around Nyon will be an exhilarating finale shortly thereafter!   

Itinerary

Luggage drop-off in Nyon. At the beginning, the route is slightly uphill until you reach the villages of the Jura-Südfuss and the Jura Vaudois nature park. On the way, pay a brief visit to the La Garenne animal park or the huge lime tree of Marchissy before today's stage takes you to the small stage town of Montricher.

approx. 40 km
850 m
510 m

One small village after the other awaits you today before you reach the charming village of Romainmotier after a short descent. Take some time to visit the church with its well preserved abbey before you roll into the peaceful Vallée de Joux. You will spend the night in the small village of Le Pont on the shores of the lake.

approx. 40 km
685 m
420 m

Along the lakeside and through the valley of the watchmaking industry at the Lac de Joux. Treat yourself to a short break in Le Sentier before heading up to the coldest valley in Switzerland, the Combe des Amburnex. After this cool detour, the historic pass road up to the Col du Marchairuz will cost you a drop of sweat or two. Afterwards, the view of Lake Geneva and the nearby Alps will compensate for all your efforts. A thrilling descent to Nyon completes your journey. Individual departure after arrival in Nyon.

approx. 55 km
650 m
1'265 m

Tour characteristic

The tour leads you in constant up and down along the southern slopes of the Jura. Occasionally there are steep climbs that require good basic fitness. The tour itself takes you on quiet side roads through the Jura Vaudois Nature Park.

Prices & Dates

All data for 2020 at a glance
Season 1
Apr 25, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Sep 19, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020
every day
Season 2
May 16, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020
every day
Roundtrip nature park Jura Vaudois, CH-WLRNN-03X
Base price
Surcharge Single Room
435.-
135.-
465.-
135.-

Category: Middle Class Hotels and Guest Houses

Season 1
Apr 25, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Sep 19, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020
Season 2
May 16, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020
Nyon
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
85.-
125.-
85.-
125.-
Price
Countrybike 27-speed
Electric bike
75.-
145.-
Price
Travel documents digital only (reduction per room)
-30.-

Nos vélos de location

SERVICES & INFORMATION

Included:

  • 2 overnight stays incl. breakfast
  • Daily luggage transport
  • Carefully elaborated route
  • Detailed tour documentation (1 x per room)
  • GPS-data available
  • 7-day Helpline

Not included:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Costs for collecting luggage at the station. CHF 24.- per person.

 

Arrival/Parking/Departure

  • Parking at the train station in Nyon. CHF 12.- per day.

Travel documents "analogous"

By default, your travel package includes a set of travel documents, which we will transmit  you in advance. The following documents will inform you about your tour:

  • Travel program with all organizational details.
  • Official guidebook « Cycling Switzerland»
  • maps for your biking and/or hiking routes
  • Detailed maps about your stage locations
  • Detailed programme day-by-day

Travel documents "digital"

If you select the option "digital travel documents" when booking, we will provide you with all documents for your trip in a digital form. You will receive a small set of documents with the following content:

  • Manuals for the use of necessary apps
  • luggage tags
  • eventual vouchers

En route you will inform  yourself easily with the app of SwitzerlandMobility and other free  apps. Background information and all other documents are electronically assigned and can be downloaded to your mobile phone in advance.

Since this option saves resources and costs, a discount of CHF 30.- per room is offered.

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