Hiking

Trans Swiss Trail

Stage 5: St-Imier – Chézard-St-Martin

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  • Length

    • 15 km
    Length
  • Ascents | Descents

    • 560 m | 560 m
    Ascents | Descents
  • Duration

    • 4 h 19
    Duration
  • Technical | Fitness level

    • Easy | Medium
    Technical | Fitness level

Nº 2 Trans Swiss Trail

Stage 5: St-Imier – Chézard-St-Martin

From the watch town to the granary of the Neuchatel region. Here the trail leads through a gorge, typical of the limestone Jura chain. Descent through a shady forest into the Val de Ruz. The valley is dominated by the Chasseral with its large antenna.

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Characteristics

Characteristics
  • City start

    • St-Imier

    City end

    • Chézard-St-Martin

    Height Difference

    • 560 m

    Height Difference Back

    • 560 m

    Hiking Time

    • 4 h 19

    Hiking Time Back

    • 4 h 19

    Technical requirements

    • Easy (Hiking Trail)

    Physical requirements

    • Medium

Stages

Stages
  • Stage 1

  • Stage 2

    • St-Ursanne - Soubey
    • Duration : 3 h 49
    • Length : 15 km
    • Technical : Easy (Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Easy
  • Stage 3

    • Soubey - Saignelégier
    • Duration : 4 h 10
    • Length : 13 km
    • Technical : Easy (Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Medium
  • Stage 4

  • Stage 5

  • Stage 6

  • Stage 7

    • Neuchâtel - Murten
    • Duration : 4 h 49
    • Length : 19 km
    • Technical : Easy (Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Medium
  • Stage 8

    • Murten - Laupen
    • Duration : 3 h 45
    • Length : 15 km
    • Technical : Easy (Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Easy
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Town

St-Imier

The sturdy watch-making town of St-Imier is located between the mountains of Chasseral and Mont-Soleil, and can is a starting point for a number of excursions.



More infos
Esplanade des Collèges, Saint-Imier