The undoubted highlight of this tour through extensive meadowlands is the Mont Tendre, the highest point on the Swiss Jura. The mountain affords views over Canton Vaud and Lac Léman, on clear days extending to the Alps and the blue Vosges.
Arrival / return travel
Our recommendations for arrival by public transport.
20 km Hiking time
Le Pont–Col du Marchairuz: 6 h 10 min
Col du Marchairuz–Le Pont: 5 h 50 min Height difference
Le Pont–Col du Marchairuz: 1'000 m
Col du Marchairuz–Le Pont: 580 m Requirements
Grade: easy (hiking trail)
Conditions: medium Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.