Grand Tour of Switzerland - Stage 4

Sainte-Croix – Môtiers

Absinthe Val-de-Travers
Absinthe Val-de-Travers. © Association Pays de l'absinthe, Guillaume Perret
  • Length
    • 15 km
  • Ascents | Descents
    • 84 m | 432 m
    Ascents | Descents
  • Duration
    • 18 Minutes

From Sainte-Croix to Môtiers, a stage punctuated by the music of automatons.

Sainte-Croix is a village known for its musical automatons and acts as a good introduction to the remainder of the journey which takes us little by little to the watchmaking regions dominated by the tick-tocking sound of watches. On leaving Sainte-Croix, we head for the Neuchâtel region via the Col des Etroits. Passing through Buttes and Fleurier, the route lets you discover the enchanting landscapes of the Val-de-Travers, the birthplace of absinthe. The stage ends in the charming village of Môtiers.

Good to know
Good to know
    • As you follow your route don’t miss:
    • the Museum of Musical Automatons
    • the Chasseron
    • la Robella leisure park
    • the House of Absinthe
  • City start
    • Sainte-Croix
    City end
    • Môtiers
Related Routes
Related Routes
CIMA Museum - closed
The Chasseron (1607m)
Buttes-La Robella Chairlift
Absinthe house
Sainte-Croix - Môtiers
Sainte-Croix - Môtiers
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