Hiking trail of the Route de l'Absinthe

Pontarlier (FR) – Noiraigue

Absinthe Val-de-Travers
Absinthe Val-de-Travers. © Association Pays de l'absinthe, Guillaume Perret
  • Length
    • 48 km
  • Ascents | Descents
    • 1'096 m | 1'201 m
    Ascents | Descents
  • Duration
    • 12 h 9
  • Technical | Fitness level
    • Sporty | Moderatly difficult
    Technical | Fitness level

Discover the land of Absinthe and the mythical beverage itself on this route which connects Pontarlier (France) to Noiraigue (Switzerland).

Set out to track down the legendary Green Fairy that had such a profound impact on the history of Val-de-Travers: that's the idea behind this walk that takes you from Pontarlier (France) to Noiraigue in several days. Distilleries, restaurants and other venues to delight your tastebuds will make the 50-km route seem effortless!

  • City start
    • Pontarlier (FR)
    City end
    • Noiraigue
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Discover the rich heritage of this mythic beverage.

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