Hiking

ViaJura

Stage 7: Sonceboz – Biel

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  • Length

    • 14 km
    Length
  • Ascents | Descents

    • 280 m | 500 m
    Ascents | Descents
  • Duration

    • 3 h 40
    Duration
  • Technical | Fitness level

    • Easy | Medium
    Technical | Fitness level

Nº 80 ViaJura

Stage 7: Sonceboz – Biel

A hike alongside the Suze river, where industrialization of the area began. Traces of dinosaurs, ravines, archaeological remains and gorges make this stage of the ViaJura a particularly varied experience with natural beauty and industrial wasteland.

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Characteristics

Characteristics
  • City start

    • Sonceboz

    City end

    • Biel

    Height Difference

    • 280 m

    Height Difference Back

    • 500 m

    Hiking Time

    • 3 h 40

    Hiking Time Back

    • 4 h 0

    Technical requirements

    • Easy (Hiking Trail)

    Physical requirements

    • Medium

Stages

Stages
  • Stage 3

    • Laufen - Delémont
    • Duration : 5 h 45
    • Length : 21 km
    • Technical : Easy (Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Medium
  • Stage 4

    • Delémont - Moutier
    • Duration : 7 h 45
    • Length : 26 km
    • Technical : Easy (Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Difficult
  • Stage 5

    • Moutier - Sornetan
    • Duration : 6 h 45
    • Length : 23 km
    • Technical : Easy (Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Difficult
  • Stage 6

    • Sornetan - Sonceboz
    • Duration : 4 h 0
    • Length : 15 km
    • Technical : Easy (Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Medium
  • Stage 7

    • Sonceboz - Biel
    • Duration : 3 h 40
    • Length : 14 km
    • Technical : Easy (Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Medium

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Biel/Bienne is Switzerland’s largest bilingual town. German and French have equal rights here. This town is also the cradle of Swiss watchmaking.



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