Hiking & nature

La Vue-des-Alpes snowshoe tour

A magical panorama and winter wonderland.

The pass that connects the town of La-Chaux-de-Fonds with Neuchâtel is truly deserving of its name “La Vue des Alpes”. The pass’s highest spot (1,283 metres above sea level) offers unique views in all directions. On a clear day, visitors can enjoy panoramic views stretching from Mount Pilatus to Mont Blanc.

Availability

Accessible depending on snow conditions.

Rates

The hiking trail can be followed free of charge.

Route

Vue des Alpes–Tête de Ran–Vue des Alpes

From the pass, the five-kilometre-long snowshoe tour leads through beautiful, snow-covered Jura landscapes and via a mountain ridge towards Tête de Ran (1,422 metres above sea level). On the return leg, walkers are rewarded with spectacular, far-ranging views of the landscape and the legendary vista of the Alps. Well worth a visit!

  • Difficulty level: medium
  • Length: 5 kilometres
  • Walking time: 1.30 Hours
  • Ascent/descent: 155 m / 155 m

Notes

Treasure hunt and chocolate fondue

Families in particular will enjoy the “treasure hunt and chocolate fondue” offer in La Vue des Alpes.

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