Black Forest, Switzerland and Jura Mountains

BLACK FOREST, SWITZERLAND AND JURA MONTAINS

Departure from Strasbourg


Self-drive motorcycle tour

See guided motorcycle tour


Length: 6 days


Day 1: STRASBOURG / TITISEE - NEUSTADT (120 km)

Formalities for motorcycle rental in our local office then road to Germany.

You leave France by the bridge of Europe Strasbourg-Kehl.


Road to Offenburg after which you enter in the Black Forest.


This city, whose coat of arms are an open door, a symbol of the openness of the city, is the administrative and industrial center of the region Ortenau.

To Triberg im Schwartzwal, you find the 500 B which will take you up to Titisee.

The village of Titisee is located on the north shore of the beautiful lake of the same name, 30 km southeast of Freiburg and 6 km east from Hinterzarten. Neustadt-if kills five kilometers to the east.



Day 2: TITISEE-NEUSTADT / LUCERNE (130 km)

A few kilometers from Schluchsee join Titisee.

Small glacial lake, construction of a dam in the 30s made it the largest lake in the Black Forest.

Continue on the road B500 through the magnificent scenery of the Black Forest.

It is in the city of Koblenz you enter Switzerland in the canton of Aargau.

Road to Lucerne in the canton of ….Lucerne!

The old town leans against the side of the mountain where the remains of the fortifications are looming.



Day 3: LUCERNE / THOUNE
(140 km)

Road to Entlebuch.

There are few other regions of Switzerland that have as many natural treasures as the "Wild West" of Lucerne. It is therefore no wonder that Entlebuch was designated by UNESCO as the first biosphere reserve in Switzerland.

The beautiful Panoramastrasse take you to Lungernsee.

Lake Lungern, where the water is extremely pure and the temperature can reach 23 degrees, ideal for swimming.

Then it will be Brienzersee

It is since 1839 that the line already ships sail on Lake Brienz. The fleet now has five vessels, including the "Lötscherg" steamer from 1914 and beautifully restored.

Located at the northern fringe of the Alps in the Bernese Oberland, Lake Thun is set in a beautiful green mountains and surrounded by many friendly villages and charming towns of Thun and Interlaken.

Arrival in Thoune

With its medieval old town and the imposing castle, the small town of Thun at the western end of the lake of the same name is the gateway to the Bernese Oberland.


Day 4: THOUNE / YVERDON LES BAINS
(155 km)

Departure for Gantrisch Natural Park of 402 km² rich in contrasts.

The "Gantrisch" is an Alps Mountain peak reaching 2176 m, located between the area of Gurnigel and Simmental.

Located in the heart of La Gruyere, Lake Gruyere is one of the finest artificial lakes in Switzerland. Surrounded by pastures grazed the famous black and white cows that will through their milk to produce cheese, chocolate and double cream.

Stop in the town of Gruyere

The small historic town of Gruyeres has retained its medieval character to this day. The castle, which dates from the 13th century, is now a museum with eight centuries of architecture, history and regional cultures. The small castle of St. Germain, located nearby, home to the Museum H. R. Giger, who presents the fantastic works of Oscar winner and creator of Alien.

Road toward Yverdon-les-Bains.

The cultural town of Yverdon-les-Bains offers a few unusual museums: with the "House of Elsewhere", it hosts Europe's first museum dedicated to science fiction. In Savoyard 13th century castle overlooking the old town, the exhibition of the Museum of Yverdon and Region presents the history of the whole region.



Day 5: YVERDON-LES-BAINS / SAINT CLAUDE
(140 km)

Back to France by Vallorbe. You are in the Doubs county.

Road to Metabief and way to Jura.

You follow the massive of the Risoux, border with Switzerland.

This forest shows by its extent, its altitude and diversity of natural environments considerable biological value.

Crossed villages are the field to the largest Nordic Skiing European where take place the famous “Envolée Nordic” a 42 km cross-country skiing event.

After Chapelle des Bois you enter in the Jura. Passage through the Les Rousses ski resort in the Regional Natural Park of Haut Jura.

Continuation by Mijoux and descent towards Saint Claude.

Located in the Regional Park of Haut Jura, the town of Saint Claude is known for its handicrafts and manufacture of pipes.


Day 6: SAINT CLAUDE / LYON
(140 km)

You will take a beautiful road in the Natural Regional Park of Haut Jura to reach Lake Coiselet and Bourg en Bresse by a small road.

La Bresse is renowned for the quality of its poultry and furniture "rustic bressan" executed in wood of fruit trees.

You will continue your discovery of the region by pretty small roads to Villars Dombes where you will make a stop at Bird Park.

Nestled in the heart of the country of a thousand ponds The Bird Park invites you to a world tour to the discovery of more than 3,000 birds representing nearly 300 species from all continents.

Take back your road to Lyon where you will return your bikes.

 
Starting from: 2.050 € p/p (2 persons, 1 motorbike & 1 double room)


For detailed itinerary, contact us.

Bikes available for this tour:
HARLEY-DAVIDSON
: Electra Glide, Road Glide, Street Glide, Road King, Softail.

BMW: R1200 GS Adventure, K1600 GTL, R1200 RT, R1200 GS.

 

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