Hiking

Sentier des Monts

Mont-Soleil – Mont-Crosin

Sentiers des Monts, Mont-Soleil
  • Length

    • 5.9 km
    Length
  • Ascents | Descents

    • 161 m | 155 m
    Ascents | Descents
  • Duration

    • 1 h 30 min
    Duration
  • Technical | Fitness level

    • Family friendly | Very easy
    Technical | Fitness level

This trail links the Mont-Soleil solar power plant to the Mont-Crosin wind power plant and offers games and information relating to renewable energy, fauna, flora, global warming, geology and the weather.

''After having rented scooters for our kids at the funicular of Mont-Soleil, we headed off to discover the Sentier des Monts. All along the way, discoveries were awaiting us: a huge solar array, an astronomical observatory, elegant and fascinating windmills…''

Judith

Good to know

Good to know
    • From the trail, magnificent view over the Alps and the Jura
    • Picnic areas
    • Possibility of renting sport material (scooters, e-bikes, Segway, snowshoes) at the funicular of St-Imier-Mont-Soleil and at the sports shop in St-Imier (cross-country skis, downhill skies, snowshoes).
    • Horse drawn cart rides
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Sentiers des Monts, Mont-Soleil
Sentiers des Monts, Mont-Soleil. © Guillaume Perret
Sentiers des Monts, Mont-Soleil
Sentiers des Monts, Mont-Soleil. © Guillaume Perret
Sentiers des Monts, Mont-Soleil
Sentiers des Monts, Mont-Soleil. © Guillaume Perret
Sentiers des Monts, Mont-Soleil
Sentiers des Monts, Mont-Soleil. © Guillaume Perret
Sentiers des Monts, Mont-Soleil
Sentiers des Monts, Mont-Soleil. © Guillaume Perret
Solar and wind power plant
Funicular railway St-Imier - Mt-Soleil
Hôtel Vert-Bois
Hôtel-Restaurant Chalet Mont-Crosin
Sentier des Monts
Sentier des Monts