Top tips for autumn

Shimmering colours and soft light: discover our suggestions for activities and stays to make the most out of autumn in the Jura & Three-Lakes region.

The Vully in autumn
The Vully in autumn. © www.rawkingphoto.ch
Autumn, "the spring of winter" according to the famous French artist Toulouse-Lautrec, adorns itself with its finery to ensure a smooth transition to the cold season.

Be inspired by our suggestions for stays and our selection of outdoor activities to get immersed in nature and enjoy awe-inspiring views!

Savoure also the culinary traditions that brighten up this grape harvest season, and enjoy the simple and tasty cuisine of the farm restaurants before their annual closure.

Most beautiful autumn hikes

Hiking | A beautiful viewpoint of the Neuchâtel mountains.

Hiking | Isolated farms, an unspoilt lake and wooded hills: a picture-postcard landscape that exudes unique charm.

Hiking | Educational trail retracing the history of peat farming.

Hiking | A stroll among a hundred statues sculpted in wood.

Hiking | Discover the history of the vine and wine in the Neuchâtel region.

Hiking | Be amazed by the superb panorama and the immense diversity of the scenery along the Jura ridges.

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

Hiking | Wide or narrow, bubbling or calm: meet the Areuse.

Hiking | This 7-hour walk showcases all the charm and variety of the Jura ridges.

Hiking | Soubey–Saignelégier

Autumn bike tours

Cycling | This bike route goes from Mont-Soleil to Mont-Crosin.

Vélo, VTT | Two cycling routes to discover the largest vegetable garden in Switzerland

VTT | Mountain bike circular ride around the Aiguilles de Baulmes

Vélo, VTT | This trail crosses the Broye valley and follows the shores of Lakes Neuchâtel and Morat that lend the...

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

Cycling | The valley of La Brévine, renowned for its polar chill, is one of the most attractive for cyclists.

Cycling | Start out in Porrentruy to discover the plains of the Ajoie.

Discover the Jura & Three-Lakes region through four weekend suggestions! Enjoy cool mornings and bright afternoons.

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Autumn delights

Gastronomie et Vins | The quality of a terroir is measured in particular by the richness of its soil. The one of Bonvillars contains a singular treasure: truffles.

Regional products | In mid-November, Ajoie still celebrates the traditional Feast of St. Martin.

Regional products | A tradition you must experience with family or friends.

Autumn Markets

Gastronomie & vin | Dedicated to the Swiss truffle, this market gives you a chance to sample this exceptional product.

Autres évènements | The Lavaux-Payerne Must Trail celebrates the grape harvest and showcases wines from the renowned vineyards of Vaud. Autumn fair and other animations are not to be missed!

Use the interactive foliage map to plan your next trip online, based on the colour of the trees!

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