The Jura mountains stretch almost from Geneva to Basle, and cross Neuchâtel heights. It's the land of absinthe and watches, of green valleys, and of breathtaking viewpoints.

In the land of the Green Fairy: Boveresse. One of the hot spots of the absinth production, in Val-de-Travers, Swiss Jura. Taste the absinth, visit the didactic exhibition in the dryer.
Chaux-de-Fonds (La)
Situated in the Jura Mountains above Neuchâtel, it's a quite unique city: destroyed by fire in 1794, it was rebuilt following a grid street plan. It's the hometown of architect Le Corbusier, writer Blaise Cendrars and car maker Louis Chevrolet, and a renowned centre of Art nouveau.
A natural rocky cirque of approximately 1,400 metres of width and 200 metres of depth, located in the Swiss Jura, between Val de Travers and Lake of Neuchâtel. A famous amphitheatre-shaped natural attraction, located at the heart of a beautiful nature reservation area.
La Brévine
In the Swiss Jura, at some 1,100 m over sea, La Brévine is nicknamed the Swiss Siberia, as temperatures in winter reach regularly -22°F (and even -43°F in 1987)... In summer, it's a beautiful valley, ideal for hikes and farniente.
The perfect place to discover the peat bogs, a very particular ecosystem that became quite rare due to over-exploitation during centuries. An exciting didactic trail in a really beautiful surrounding, in Les Ponts-de-Martel (Neuchâtel Jura).
Ponts-de-Martel (Les)
The main village in a large valley of the Swiss Jura, above Lake Neuchâtel: the Vallée de la Sagne et des Ponts. A beautiful, quiet and peaceful country, covered with bogs. Very interesting trail across forest and bog explaining what is the peat and why these areas are now protected all over Switzerland.
Saint-Sulpice (NE)
One of the villages of Val-de-Travers, long valley of Neuchâtel Jura. The VVT non-profit organization maintains here Switzerland's largest collection of steam trains, which run several Saturdays each year. The village is located on the Absinthe Road, a cultural and touristic route connecting Pontarlier (France) to Val-de-Travers.
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