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Across the Franches-Montagnes

"Our group of friends from the bike club were looking for a route to explore the Franches Montagnes, and this tour of 35 km was just right. From Saignelégier to Le Boéchet, the road is practically level, ideal to warm up before it gets more demanding... The ascent to the Peuchapatte offers great views, not surprising, given that it seems to be the highest point of the Franches Montagnes. In La Theurre we made a little detour to the Étang de la Gruère, fabulous!" 

Grégoire and his cycling club

Route : Saignelégier - Muriaux - Les Emibois - Le Noirmont - Le Peu-Pequignot - Le Boéchet - Les Prailats - Sous Les Rangs - Les Bois - Le Peu-Claude -Le Peuchapatte - Les Breuleux - La Chaux-des-Breuleux - La Theurre - Saignelégier.
Distance : 35 km 

Medium, gradient 570m
Ambitious route 

Good to know

  • Saignelégier - Le Boéchet, marked cycle track
  • Le Boéchet - Les Bois - Les Breuleux, not marked, consult the map.
  • Les Breuleux - Saignelégier, follow the road signs of bike route no7.
  • The hamlet of Le Peu-Péquignot, the Espace Paysan Horloger in Le Boéchet as well as the Peuchapatte with its panoramic view are the highest points of the Franches-Montagnes.


Map of the route | PDF, 1.83 MB
Profile of the route | PDF, 214 kB

Across the Franches-Montagnes