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Saignelégier - Étang de la Gruère - Le Bémont

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Saignelégier - Étang de la Gruère - Le Bémont

Published/updated on 24.05.2019 by fomitopsis | 6256 points
 | Date of Tour: 22.10.2016 

This hike will bring you in the Jura with its typical landscapes with fir trees, cows and horses to the Étang de la Gruère, a protected petbog pond. You can picnic near the beautiful deep blue waters while watching ducks and other water birds and walk around the pond. The path goes back to the railway though other nice Jura fields to Le Bémont.

Published/updated on 24.05.2019 by fomitopsis (6256 points) | Date of Tour: 22.10.2016

Route Infos

Time Required
4 hours
16 km
284 m
295 m
Max. Altitude
1048 m
Min. Altitude
949 m
Season Start / Season End
April - October
Level of Difficulty (Hiking)
Points of Interest
Mid-August: marché-concours Saignelégier - horse exhibition
Starting Point
Railway station Saignelégier
Starting Point with Public Transport
Railway station Le Bémont
Return with Public Transport
Places to Eat
Saignelégier, La Theurre
Things to Note
The restaurant at La Theurre is quite expensive and does not propose meals adapted to hikers, so it is best to take your own picnic. // Follow the indications when crossing fields with cows or horses, and respect the restrictions linked to the protected area of the Gruère pond.

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