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Col du Marchairuz ©MRT
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Bière - Col du Marchairuz

A splendid and sporty ascent through the forest to reach the gateway to the Vallée de Joux: the Col du Marchairuz.

From the Bière train station, cross the village centre towards the Route du Marchairuz. Leave the village and drive along the fields to the entrance of the forest. The climb starts a little further up, between the trees. Follow the yellow marks and arrows drawn on the trees. At some point you will cross the road to the Col before plunging back into the forest to continue your climb. Once at the top, you will walk along the typical Jura pastures with their dry stone walls, before finishing your ascent between the trees, with some nice glimpses of the plain, Lake Geneva and the Alps in the background.

If you come by public transport, take the MBC train to Morges for Beer.
For the return journey, be careful, there are buses only at weekends to go down from the Col du Marcahiruz to Allaman.
You will find the bus timetables under the link on your right.

  •  Practical information

Town
Bière
Distance
11 km
Duration
3h00
Difference in height
877 Metres
Difficulty
Medium

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