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Your bike ride in and around Geneva

Cornavin - Mont -Salève

From city center to the foot of the mountain.

Get on your bicycle for a beautiful outing!

The route provides the opportunity to discover the many facets of Geneva, with distant views of the bastion of Mont-Salève. After the border crossing, the tour can be continued by aerial cableway up Mount Salève, with fantastic views that are famous far and wide.

Details

Length: 7 km

Road and trails: Asphalted: 7 km, Natural surface: 0 km

Ascent | Descent: 110 m | 50 m

Level: Easy



Cornavin Mont Saleve bike Geneva
Cornavin Mont Saleve bike Geneva
Cornavin Mont Saleve bike Geneva
Cornavin Mont Saleve bike Geneva
Cornavin Mont Saleve bike Geneva
Cornavin Mont Saleve bike Geneva

Description

A route of rich contrasts along the foot of the Jura, accompanied by buzzards, storks and sometimes the motorway, from Aare country to the balcony above Lac Léman. Not far away, Neu-Bechburg Castle rebukes the Gäu warehouse plain. After small Jura outcrops, a coffee stop beckons in the baroque town of Solothurn, gamely on through Witi, alluvial deposits of the meandering Aare.

After the bi-lingual Seeland metropolis of Biel, neat vineyards on the Bielersee and after the Zihlkanal (canal), charming Neuchâtel soon comes into sight. Along Lac de Neuchâtel, vineyards alternate with wide fruit orchards, narrow wine villages, castles and fortresses. Yverdon-les-Bains links the lake and the Plaine de l'Orbe with its clear-cut, cultivated fields.

Unique Roman mosaics were excavated on a slope near Orbe and in an enchanting little valley, the Romanesque abbey church in Romainmôtier invites silence. The countryside on the balcony of Lac Léman becomes lonelier, the panorama with the distant Mont Blanc all the more impressive, in between, army exercises at Bière and soon you land at Genève airport.

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