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La Suisse à vélo, de Belfort à Delémont

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Cycling trip in 6 days and 5 nights in campsites or local lodges across the Swiss Jura from Belfort, to discover the Jura cultural and gastronomic heritage.

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The Swiss Jura by bike, from Belfort

 

Discover the cultural and gastronomic wonders of the Jura during a unique stay in Switzerland, departing from the historic French city of Belfort. Then cross the Franco-Swiss border and experience the art of accommodation on the straw and learn how to make local bread in Porrentruy!
Your bike trip in Switzerland continues towards exceptional panoramas and gastronomic discoveries that will delight your taste buds.

 

Highlights of the stay:

  • Gastronomic and cultural discoveries
  • Belfort, St Ursanne
  • Delémont and the Jura museum
  • Animation of wheat to bread
  • the night in an unusual local farm

DAY 1: Belfort or the territory of the Lion


Arrival in Belfort and installation at the campsite. Belfort is full of cultural riches which make a must-see destination in eastern France! You can relax at the
swimming pool of your campsite, and take advantage of the seasoned suggestions and unusual anecdotes of our local hosts. Handling of bikes and overnight stay at the Belfort *** campsite.

 

DAY 2: Belfort to Courtelevant (30 km)


In the morning, you will enjoy the exceptional setting of Belfort and visit its citadel and its fortifications deemed impregnable. You will be able to see the famous Lion, elected favorite monument of the French, which has watched over the city for more than 130 years.
We recommend that you visit the Belfort History Museum, housed in the old barracks, in the heart of the citadel. A lion hunt is also possible on a circuit
discovery of Belfort, so put on your best sneakers! On request, the cards you will be provided by the Belfort accommodation.
After lunch, you begin your first stage by bike to Courtelevant, where you spend the night at a local lodge. A stopover in the heart of the cultural heritage of common.

 

DAY 3: Courtelevant in Porrentruy or nearby (15 km)


After breakfast, an animation “From wheat to bread” is planned at the mill. Courtelevant. Here you can learn and practice kneading, shaping and cooking
local bread over a wood fire, and you will leave in the afternoon, with your own production artisanal! A picnic is possible at the mill at noon for around € 7 (to be paid on square).
You will then continue your journey to finally cross the Franco-Swiss border and arrive in the capital of the Prince-Bishops: Porrentruy.
Overnight in Porrentruy in a local and unusual farm, where you experience the art of accommodation on the straw (possibility of accommodation in a charming guest room in proximity depending on availability).


DAY 4: Porrentruy to Courcelon via Saint-Ursanne (35 km)


In the morning, a visit to the Fruits and Distillation Museum is scheduled in Porrentruy, during which you can taste products such as apples
local or even Damassine (local alcoholic drink).
After the visit, a train transfer from Porrentruy to Saint-Ursanne is planned. For the more courageous, you can climb to the Col des Rangiers by bike (accessible to all by bike electric), which will offer you a breathtaking view of the region's landscape.
For lunch, we recommend a picnic on the banks of the Doubs, during which you can enjoy an exceptional setting surrounded by nature. You will have the opportunity to bathe there, weather permitting.

 

On your arrival in Saint-Ursanne, you can download the free Drallo application from your smartphone that will allow you to discover the city and meet the valiant knight Godefroy who defends the medieval city of the city. It is also possible for you to travel the “secret circuit” of Saint-Ursanne, by obtaining information from the on-site tourist office, open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Once the visit of Saint-Ursanne is over, a second train transfer is scheduled and you will drive to Glovelier, from where you will end your cycling stage of the day until Courcelon.
Overnight in Courcelon in a local gîte.

 

DAY 5: Courcelon to Delémont, then return to Belfort (10 km or more)

 

After breakfast, a visit to the local Courcelon farm is planned. You can shop for souvenirs in the small shop full of products local and regional specialties. You then cycle to Delémont, where a visit of the Jura museum is planned. You can, if you wish, visit the city with the free Drallo application to download to your smartphone (in the same way as for the visit of Saint-Ursanne on day 4).
Your luggage will be transported by accommodation from Courcelon to Delémont so that you can take your luggage back to Belfort by train.
Return by train to Belfort at the end of the afternoon and overnight at the Belfort *** campsite.

 

DAY 6: Cycling loop from Belfort or end of the circuit


End of services after breakfast. If you wish, you have the possibility to complete various cycling routes from Belfort, on the advice of our local partner (Doubs Valley, Doller Valley, Giromagny, Malsaucy Lake, the Coulée verte and Montbéliard, Brebotte and Montreux with the view of the Vosges ...). We you recommend that you notify the Belfort campsite on day 1 according to your choice of route to bike because transfers by vehicle can be considered.

 

POSSIBLE VARIANT

 

It is possible that the animation "From wheat to bread" in Courtelevant is not open on your dates of stay, or that you do not wish to attend this event. In that case, we offer you a variant for the program of days 2 and 3:


DAY 2: Belfort to Boncourt (28 km)


In the morning, after breakfast, you will visit the citadel of Belfort and will be able to see Lion. A visit to the Belfort History Museum is also possible, as well as a lion hunt in the city (see program for day 2 above).
After lunch, you cycle to Boncourt, where you will do your second overnight stay in a charming guest room.


DAY 3: Boncourt to Porrentruy (26 km)


More commonly known as the "Ajoie tour", you will continue your journey by bike on a part of loop 646. Between Boncourt and Porrentruy, you will be amazed by the territorial riches of Buix, Lugnez, Bonfol and the fame of its ponds, Vendlincourt or even Coeuve. For a route of about 26 kilometers, you have the possibility to go to Largin, where the zero kilometer trail is located, which is no other as the way to WWI.

Between Vendlincourt and Coeuve, you pedal on a new agricultural path with very little traffic. A slight climb can be observed on this section, however it is very short and it is possible for you to get off the bike if it is too difficult.
On your arrival in Porrentruy, you will make the secret circuit of the city. A garage secure to leave bikes is provided.
We advise you, at the end of this tour, to visit the watchmaking foundation, where you will be immersed in the promotion and protection of the Jura watchmaking heritage.
End of the stage in Porrentruy and overnight in a local farm with accommodation on the straw.

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General informations :

  • 6 days and 5 nights
  • Accommodation comfort level: *** campsites / unusual accommodation / local gîte
  • Prices for children: contact us.

The dates :

 

Achievable between April and October 2021.


Included :

 

With animation “From wheat to bread”:

  • Belfort: visit of the citadel and its Lion
  • Courtelevant: visit of the mill and “From wheat to bread” animation
  • Porrentruy: visit to the Fruit and Distillation Museum
  • Saint-Ursanne: city tour with the Drallo app
  • Courcelon: visit of the local farm
  • Delémont: visit of the Jura museum.

Without animation “From wheat to bread”:

  • Belfort: visit of the citadel and its Lion
  • Porrentruy: visit to the Fruit and Distillation Museum and secret circuit
  • Saint-Ursanne: city tour with the Drallo app
  • Courcelon: visit of the local farm
  • Delémont: visit of the Jura museum

Other services included in the circuit :


- 5 nights in 3 * accommodation (local standards) or charming local accommodation (lodges, guest rooms, farms)
- 5 breakfasts
- Transportation of luggage from accommodation to accommodation
- 7/7 telephone assistance
- Travel diary with detailed road book and tourist documentation
- Transfers by train Porrentruy - Saint-Ursanne, Saint-Ursanne - Glovelier and Courcelon - Belfort
- The previously mentioned visits and activities.

 

Not included :

 

- Lunches (but packed lunches possible, to be reserved and paid for on site with
of each accommodation)
- Side visits not provided for in the program
- Administrative fees
- Personal expenses
- Drinks and other extras not mentioned in the “included” section.


The options :

 

- Half board (5 dinners)
- Additional night (s) in Belfort at the start or end of the tour with breakfast
- Single room supplement (except day 3)
- Bike rental: VTC or electric mountain bike and classic bike, baby carrier offered for rental of a muscle bike.
- Theft insurance for rented bikes
- Cancellation insurance: is calculated based on the amount of the trip with the options chosen.

 

NB: A liability form for the contents of luggage transported on the Franco-Swiss border will be given to you in your travel documents, and will have to be completed and signed by you before transporting luggage for the stage concerned.


Level:


1 2 3 4 5 6


Ground :


Cycle paths and very rolling paths.


Weather :


Mild climate with moderate heat. Cold and atmospheric humidity.


Technicality:


From 15 to 35 km per day, or 1h30 to 4 hours of cycling.
Partly signposted itinerary, roadbook reading necessary.

 

Bibliography:


Guide and maps of Switzerland on cartovelo.fr
Guide to cycling in Switzerland: Route du Jura


Meals:


Breakfast: generous (coffee, tea, chocolate, milk, bread, butter, jam, orange juice ...).
Lunch: not included but packed lunches possible, to be paid on site
Dinner: optional half-board at accommodation or in a nearby restaurant.


The bike :


Rented bicycle: If you rent a bicycle, it will be given to you on the day of your arrival. A security deposit will be requested. At the end of the tour, we will tell you where to leave the bike. We offer specific equipment for children: trailer, child bike, baby carrier.


Personal bike: we do not recommend bikes with small tires. Hybrid bikes and mountain bikes are excellent. Remember to check your bicycle before setting off. At the end of the circuit, you will have to take care of your bike.


Transportation:

 

  • By train: SNCF TGV Gare de Lyon Paris to Belfort Montbéliard TGV. Paris is around 2h30 by TGV from Belfort. TGV shuttle - Free campsite by reservation.
  • By road: A5 from Paris to Belfort. Paris is 500 km from Belfort (about 4h40 drive).
  • By plane: Basel International Airport - Mulhouse - Freiburg

 

Your vehicle:


You can park your vehicle at the Belfort campsite for the duration of your stay.


Cancellation insurance :


In order to guarantee the reimbursement of expenses in the event of cancellation of your trip, you
can take out cancellation insurance. To learn more about insurance, click here.

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