Ascension and Pentecost weekends

What to do during the Ascension and Pentecost weekends? Here are our ideas for activities to enjoy a long spring weekend in the Jura & Three-Lakes region.

Hike to the Creux du Van
Hike to the Creux du Van. © Fabien Nissels

The long spring weekends invite you to get out into the fresh air. With its large lakes and natural landscapes, the Jura & Three-Lakes region is the ideal destination for a relaxing spring break!

For hikers and nature lovers, we have put together a selection of altitude hikes! You will also find ideas for cycling tours along the water's edge. And to quench your thirst or regain your strength along the way, take a well-deserved break on one of the most beautiful terraces in the Jura & Three-Lakes region! Feel the holiday vibes...

And if it rains? No problem, the region offers many indoor activities: castles, museums, escape games and even a giant trampoline park!

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Hikes at altitude

An anthology section of the Jura Crest Trail

This route reaches Evilard from Nods passing by the Mont-Sujet, in colorful landscapes.


The first thing to do is conquer the seemingly insurmountable Combe Grède gorge. Ladders and well-secured...

This trail, accessible to all and particularly to families, connects Mont-Soleil to Mont-Crosin.

Sportive loop circuit hike of 12km departing from Sainte-Croix.

A breathtakingly beautiful cirque created from water and ice erosion.

From Chasseral to Les Prés-d'Orvin, this family hike follows the gentle slope of the Chasseral ridge.

Sporty hike on the Raimeux from Moutier.

Bike tours on the water's edge


Discover this magnificent region between the deep-blue lake and the verdant vineyards by bicycle.

A ride from Montfaucon via the Clos du Doubs.

A very nice, pleasant route along the shores of Lake Neuchâtel offering numerous opportunities to go for a swim in the lake.

In the heart of the Grande-Cariçaie nature reserve, listen to the birds singing.

In Seeland, rows of vegetables in all shades of green stand in black soil, ducks and coots bob up and...

This itinerary lets visitors discover the historical site of Murten and the charming wine-growing villages of the Vully. Murten/Morat - Mont Vully - Murten/Morat


Biel (Nidau)–Solothurn

Circular hike starting in St-Ursanne

This route runs along three different rivers. This stage starts in Fleurier and leads through the Val...

Outdoor activities for Ascension or Pentecost Day
From CHF 45.- Food & Drinks, Sonceboz-Sombeval

Discover local flavours on a gourmet trail to the Montoz 'métaries'. A culinary experience combined with breathtaking views of the Grand Chasseral region.

From CHF 7.- Culture & Museums, La Chaux-de-Fonds

Buy your MUZOO ticket online and receive a hot or cold drink.

From CHF 55.- Food & Drinks, Morat

Book your tickets for a gourmet tour around Lake Murten! From the medieval city of Murten to the vineyards of Vully, you will taste delicious local culinary specialties.

From CHF 9.- Sport & Leisure, Les Brenets

An amazing setting and a fantastic drop from a height of 27 metres.

From CHF 90.- Sport & Leisure, Courtemautruy

Do you adore the panoramas and the colour play of the setting sun? Then the sunset rides are just the thing for you!

From CHF 9.- Urban visits, Delémont

See the Jurassian capital Delémont from a different angle on the Circuit Secret.

Ideas for a weekend break
From CHF 111.- Package, La Brévine

Enjoy a relaxing stay in La Brévine in the heart of unspoilt nature and go on a picnic by the Lac des Taillères.

From CHF 103.- Package, Bienne

This offer, which comprises an overnight stay in Biel/Bienne, a boat journey on Lake Biel/Bienne and a drink on St. Peter’s Island, ensures a relaxing break.

From CHF 145.- Package, Biel/Bienne

Swatch, Omega, Torino and Ragusa: immerse yourself in the exciting worlds of these famous Swiss brands.

Sunny, with breathtaking views or tucked away in a charming village: there is no shortage of good places to sit on a terrace in the Jura & Three-Lakes region. Discover our selection of the most beautiful terraces, to fill up on vitamin D, while enjoying a glass of local wine, an ice cream or a tasty meal.

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Leisure parks, museums or gourmet workshops: here is our selection of activities for a dry outing!

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Panoramic towers, activities in the trees or hikes on the ridges: discover our recommendations for taking the high road in the Neuchâtel region!

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