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SwitzerlandMobility: Hiking

Trans-Swiss Trail (route No. 2)

I love to wander freely, to follow a rural path and to go whichever way I please. I let my mind go, wander around waiting to stumble upon the next signpost. I know that if I get too tired, public transports are always an option. The two stages of this hike bring you into a rich wildlife, making the walk all the more exiting.That time, we slept in the small watchmaking town of Saint-Imier before heading off again the next day. 


Section 4: Saignelégier - St-Imier
Duration: 5 hrs
Distance: 18 km
Gradient: 460 m

Section 5: St-Imier - Chézard - St-Martin
Duration: 4 hrs 30 min
Distance: 15 km
Gradient: 580 m

Technically: Easy (walking path)
Physically: Moderate

Good to know

  • Guided tours of the power stations (advance booking required): wind power station at Mont-Crosin, solar power station at Mt-Soleil.
  •  Brunch, aperitif and cold dishes with local products (meat, cheese, wine) available from Erika Fahrni, a local farmer (advanced booking required).
  • The full route comprises 32 Sections (490 km) between Porrentruy and Lugano.


Hiking trails | PDF, 6.38 MB
Profil of section 4 | PDF, 188 kB
Profil of section 5 | PDF, 187 kB
Profil of route No. 2 | PDF, 1.10 MB
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Trans-Swiss Trail (route No. 2)

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