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Schaffhausen – Herznach

80 km

La Route Verte takes you from the city of Schaffhausen into the heart of the Blauburgunderland in Schaffhausen Regional Nature Park Schaffhausen. Make the most of your stay by doing some delicious wine-tasting.

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Herznach – Balsthal

70 km

Discover the Jurapark Aargau with its unique landscapes characterised by tall tree orchards. The locally produced apple juice will give you exactly the energy you need to continue your journey.

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Balsthal – St-Ursanne

80 km

In the heart of the Thal Nature Park, a forest full of works of art and natural treasures awaits you. On this stage you can enjoy breathtaking views thanks to three mountain passes.

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4

St-Ursanne – Mont-Soleil

45 km

Discover the Franches-Montagnes horses grazing freely in this unspoilt, well-kept natural environment, among the wooded pastures typical of the Doubs Nature Park.

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Mont-Soleil – Couvet

50 km

This short stage starts in the heart of the Chasseral Regional Park, famous for its dry stone walls. The walls are fascinating structures for the bioversity and bear witness to a century-old skill.

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Couvet – Le Sentier

75 km

This stage begins in Val-de-Travers, world-famous for its absinthe. Visit a distillery and taste the infamous elixir in its various forms.

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Le Sentier – Geneva

75 km

In the Jura vaudois Nature Park, the resonant spruces of the Risoud forest reveal their secrets as you finish the Route Verte on a high note.

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From Schaffhausen to Geneva across six nature parks on your electric bike

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Explore six regional nature parks along La Route Verte, which takes you from Schaffhausen to Geneva to discover the living landscapes of the Jura Arc.

Comfortably seated on your electric bike, ride through the hills of the Jura mountain range and fill up with nature-loaded energy. Throughout your trip, you follow "Switzerland by bike" routes in the heart of the most beautiful landscapes of the Jura Arc.

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1234567GenèveLe SentierCouvetMont-SoleilSt-UrsanneBalsthalHerznachSchaffhausen
1

Schaffhausen – Herznach

80 km

La Route Verte takes you from the city of Schaffhausen into the heart of the Blauburgunderland in Schaffhausen Regional Nature Park Schaffhausen. Make the most of your stay by doing some delicious wine-tasting.

Stage details
2

Herznach – Balsthal

70 km

Discover the Jurapark Aargau with its unique landscapes characterised by tall tree orchards. The locally produced apple juice will give you exactly the energy you need to continue your journey.

Stage details
3

Balsthal – St-Ursanne

80 km

In the heart of the Thal Nature Park, a forest full of works of art and natural treasures awaits you. On this stage you can enjoy breathtaking views thanks to three mountain passes.

Stage details
4

St-Ursanne – Mont-Soleil

45 km

Discover the Franches-Montagnes horses grazing freely in this unspoilt, well-kept natural environment, among the wooded pastures typical of the Doubs Nature Park.

Stage details
5

Mont-Soleil – Couvet

50 km

This short stage starts in the heart of the Chasseral Regional Park, famous for its dry stone walls. The walls are fascinating structures for the bioversity and bear witness to a century-old skill.

Stage details
6

Couvet – Le Sentier

75 km

This stage begins in Val-de-Travers, world-famous for its absinthe. Visit a distillery and taste the infamous elixir in its various forms.

Stage details
7

Le Sentier – Geneva

75 km

In the Jura vaudois Nature Park, the resonant spruces of the Risoud forest reveal their secrets as you finish the Route Verte on a high note.

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La Route Verte

Comfortably seated on your electric bike, ride through the hills of the Jura mountain range and fill up with nature-loaded energy. Throughout your trip, you follow "Switzerland by bike" routes in the heart of the most beautiful landscapes of the Jura Arc.

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The Leisure Routes

You want to combine your e-bike trip with enough time to relax and explore? The Leisure Routes are the perfect mix! For 4 or 5 days, their shorter stages leave you enough time to discover the parks’ natural treasures and taste delicious regional products.

Living Landscapes

Proud of their natural and cultural heritage, the residents of the parks are passionately committed to preserving their treasures and using their resources respectfully. In return, nature offers them delicious local products, each with a fascinating story your hosts will be happy to share with you.

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