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Grottes et Préhisto-Parc

Route des Grottes 78c, 2912 Réclère, Switzerland


About Grottes et Préhisto-Parc

The prehistoric park offers you a fascinating journey through the older times. Through the 45 life-size reproductions of the course, you follow the major stages of animal evolution: the first fish that populated our planet when it was covered by water, the amphibians who set out to conquer submerged lands, the impressive reign of dinosaurs, mammals now extinct ...

Attractions near Grottes et Préhisto-Parc

Doubs Natural Regional Park12.68km from Grottes et Préhisto-Parc

The Doubs Regional Nature Park extends over more than 40 kilometers in the cantons of Jura, Neuchatel, and Bern and includes 16 communities. Recognized by the federal authorities as a regional nature park of national importance, the Parc du Doubs is intended to ensure the preservation and sustainable development of its territory with regard to the environment, patrimony, and population.

Château de Porrentruy13.61km from Grottes et Préhisto-Parc

Porrentruy Castle is a castle in the municipality of Porrentruy of the Canton of Jura in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. the castle served as exile residence of the prince-bishops of Basel from 1527 until 1792. The bishops had been exiled from Basel during the Swiss Reformation in 1529, whereas they were able to keep most of their territories outside the city.

Étang des Royes14.64km from Grottes et Préhisto-Parc

The Étang des Royes is a pond in the municipality of Saignelégier in the canton of Jura. It is considered the smaller brother lake of the more famous Étang de la Gruère and lies at 964 meters above sea level. The pond is embedded in a forest in the Freiberg Mountains, is under nature protection and is part of the Doubs Nature Park.

Etang de la Gruère16.62km from Grottes et Préhisto-Parc

A nature reserve of national importance, the Etang de la Gruère is a haven of peace and a true paradise for nature lovers. The path around the lake invites you to discover its special flora and fauna.   The lake and the surrounding bog is a nature preserve. The lake was formed in the 17th century, when a dam was built for a mill.

Courgenay holed stone16.69km from Grottes et Préhisto-Parc

A Jura hole stone is a natural stone found in the Jura mountains of France. They are light beige in color and have many cavities. They come from the petrified sea deposits caused by tectonic shifts between mountains. The bizarre form and many cavities are caused by erosion over thousands of years.

Col de la Croix17.11km from Grottes et Préhisto-Parc

Col de la Croix is a pass in the Jura range connecting Saint-Ursanne and Courgenay, both in the canton of Jura in Switzerland. The climb from Saint-Ursanne is 3.72 km. long, gaining 342 m. in height at an average of 9.1%. Several sections of the climb are well in excess of this with the maximum gradient of 17% being reached at the summit.

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The canton of Jura is the newest of the 26 Swiss cantons. Jura is considered a Mecca for Swiss watchmaking tradition and the Jura mountain range offers a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, cycling, skiing, and cross-country skiing.