Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)
The ridge between Lake Neuchâtel and Val de Ruz is the local mountain of Neuchâtel. There are three funicular railways in Neuchâtel: from the lake to the train station (Expo 2002), from the old town to Le Plan and from La Coudre to Chaumont. The latter drives up to 1087m.In addition to the mountain station, the characteristic 100-year-old observation tower offers ingenious views across the Dreiseenland and the Alps. The "Sentier du Temps" back to the station Neuchâtel is a 4.5 km long themed trail to the development history of the earth, one million years measures exactly one meter. Tree rope park at the mountain station.
From the station Neuchâtel on foot (2km) or by trolleybus (number 107) from the north exit to the district Le Coudre, funicular to Chaumont
View: Lake Neuchâtel, across the western Swiss Mittelland to the Swiss Alps, with good views to the Mont Blanc
Attractions: lighthouse observation tower, geological theme trail back to Neuchâtel, tree course, playground and picnic area
Culinary: Petit Hotel: Restaurant with panoramic views, special funicular funicular
Overnight: Petit Hotel: 5 rooms of charm
Groups: Petit Hotel: Seminar room up to 15 persons
Winter: funicular runs all year long, winter hiking, alpine snowshoe tour to Les Savagnières
Special: High altitude hike to the Chasseral
October 13, 2017
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