Hiking

Contraband Trails - L'orlogeur

Morteau (France) – La Chaux-de-Fonds

Les Chemins de la Contrebande
  • Length

    • 56.2 km
    Length
  • Ascents | Descents

    • 2'208 m | 1'974 m
    Ascents | Descents
  • Duration

    • 15 h 20 min
    Duration
  • Technical | Fitness level

    • Sporty | Moderatly difficult
    Technical | Fitness level

An original alternative to the classic hike - walking in the footsteps of a contraband watchmaker

A five-stage walk from Morteau to La Chaux-de-Fonds that follows the routes once used by smugglers to move watches between France and Switzerland. You'll pass through majestic landscapes, outstanding natural attractions and heritage sites.

Good to know

Good to know
    • Possibility to do the way back by train
    • Take ID papers

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Les Chemins de la Contrebande
Les Chemins de la Contrebande

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Contraband Trails - L'orlogeur
Contraband Trails - L'orlogeur