Hiking

Sentier des Monts

Mont-Soleil – Mont-Crosin

Sentier des Monts
Sentier des Monts. © Reto Duriet
  • Length

    • 6 km
    Length
  • Ascents | Descents

    • 161 m | 155 m
    Ascents | Descents
  • Duration

    • 1 h 30
    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.

This trail connects the solar power plant of Mont-Soleil to the wind power plant of Mont-Crosin and features games and information about renewable energy, fauna, flora, global warming, geology and weather. All along the trail, visitors can admire huge fields of solar panels, an astronomical observatory, fascinatingly large and elegant wind turbines, and a panoramic view of the Alps and the Jura. And if you want to stretch your legs, you can rent bicycles, segways or scooters from the funicular.

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

Characteristics

Characteristics
  • City start

    • Mont-Soleil

    City end

    • Mont-Crosin
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