Franco-Swiss Contraband Trails
On this 77km circular walk on the French-Swiss border starting from Maîche, follow the paths trodden by a Bricottière, a past master in the art of hiding small packages of contraband. On the way, you will experience one of contraband's most famous crossing places (les Echelles de la Mort – the steps of death) and find out more about the history of the places you pass through.
Discover for example the itinerary La Bricotte:
Route : Maîche - Les Bois - Maison-Monsieur - Bonnétage - Maîche
Duration : 5 days
Distance : 77 km
Gradient: 2352 m
Other hiking trails are also available on www.lescheminsdelacontrebande.com.
Good to know
- Do not forget to book the acomodations in advance
- Take ID papers