Ascension Weekend

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

Creux du Van
Creux du Van. © Fabien Nissels

For hikers and nature lovers, we have put together a selection of altitude hikes for the Ascension weekend! 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!

To explore the great natural spaces of Jura & Three-Lakes and discover a maximum of activities, book your stay now or take advantage of our combined offers!

Hikes at altitude

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

Hiking | An anthology section of the Jura Crest Trail

Hiking | This hike offers a very interesting crossing of Mont Raimeux from west to east. Deep gorges, wooded pastures,...

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

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

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

Hiking | A breathtakingly beautiful cirque created from water and ice erosion.


Cycling along the water's edge

Cycling | The green fairy (absinth) floats through the Val de Travers, the Areuse pushes spectacularly through...

Vélo, VTT | 18-Swingolfholes are around Lake Murten. A lot of shortcuts can be used due to the possibility to take...

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

Cycling | Ins–Yverdon

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

Cycling | Biel (Nidau)–Solothurn

Cycling | Circular hike starting in St-Ursanne

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

Mountain Bike | A ride from Montfaucon via the Clos du Doubs.

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

Activities for gloomy weather

Cultural Heritage | Visit unusual places in Porrentruy along the «Secret Circuit».

Museum | La Chocolaterie à croquer ! takes you on a journey of taste and discovery, a course of which you alone determine.

Museum | A medieval tower surrounded by ramparts, reminiscent of the lords and ladies of yesteryear.

Fun & Adventure | The clock is ticking as you face the daunting task of breaking out of the escape room.

Museum | A journey to the centre of the earth to see how the miners of yesteryear worked.

Museum | Printmakinf, photography, installation, painting: exhibitions demultiplying points of view.

Museum | Discover the pictorial and literary art of Dürrenmatt in a beautiful setting.

Museum | The museum of art and history in Biel/Bienne has quite a mixture, but also captivating.

Museum | From the farm to the cheese dairy

Fun & Adventure | Come jump on the trampolines in six different zones of the indoor hall with more than 750 m2 at the Jumping Jack Trampoline Park.

Most beautiful terraces

Restaurants | The restaurant is situated in an idyllic setting at the lake of Biel, near the Barkenhafen in Nidau.

Restaurants | Situated in the heart of the old town; brasserie with 55 places on the ground floor, hall with 64 places...

Restaurants | Situated on the lakeshore and in the historical and commercial centre of the city, the hotel offers a...

Restaurants | A special experience in unique surroundings .

Restaurants | Beautiful terrace with panoramic view on the lake of Morat and the Alps.

Restaurants | Modern, cosy and uncomplicated atmosphere on beautiful Lake Biel.

Restaurants | Public golf restaurant. Creative seasonal cuisine with fresh regional produce. The special: steak. Splendid...

Restaurants | High-quality, regional and seasonal cuisine in our restaurant.

Restaurants | Le Colvert offers an unrestricted view of Lake Neuchâtel from its waterfront terrace near the port of Yvonand.

Restaurants | The Belle Epoque is the restaurant within the Grand Hôtel Les Rasses. Ifs traditional dishes can be enjoyed on the large panoramic terrace.

Our current offers

From Lake Biel to the Creux du Van: 3 days / 2 nights (individual package)

E-bike holidays in the Jura: 4 days / 3 nights (individual tour)

Between May and October, from 2 overnight stays in the Canton Jura, you receive a voucher by Jura Tourism for a one-hour trail ride on horseback.

Unique in Switzerland! 1 night = free visit of the Neuchâtel region: museums, public transports, cruises, chairlift, bike rental!

Find out our recommendations for taking to the skies in the canton of Neuchâtel!

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