Explore the Bernese Jura by E-Bike
Our recommendations and addresses for a trip from Saint-Ursanne to Biel, via Mont-Soleil and Chasseral.
Looking for a weekend getaway for two?
There is much to see in just 48 hrs in the Jura & Three-Lakes region.
Pick up an e-bike at St-Ursanne and discover the typical landscapes of the Jura and the Doubs National Park along the "Route Verte", see the semi-wild Franches-Montagnes horses, ride through picturesque villages and stop for a picnic at the Etang de la Gruère natural lake. Those with a little more time have the opportunity to hike part of the Jura Crest Trail, stop for a bite to eat at a typical métairie (farm restaurant) and finally enjoy the wide range of cultural attractions in the charming, bilingual town of Biel/Bienne.
On the banks of the Doubs, the small medieval town of Saint-Ursanne conceals many treasures.
Ride from St-Ursanne towards Mont-Soleil. On this leg of the tour, you will discover the typical landscapes of the Jura and the Doubs Nature Park.
Observe the semi-wild horses or visit one of the many horse stud farms.
Make a small detour to the natural lake Etang de la Gruère and enjoy the beauty of nature during a lakeside picnic.
A bus will take you to the Chasseral, where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Alps, the Three-Lakes region, Mont-Soleil and Mont-Crosin.
From the Chasseral you walk 17 km along the Jura Crest Trail across endless pasture landscapes towards Frinvillier.
Take the train to Biel. This charming town on the lake offers a wide range of cultural attractions and is the cradle of the art of watchmaking.