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Col de la Croix

Col de la Croix, 2882 Saint-Ursanne, Switzerland

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About Col de la Croix

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.



Attractions near Col de la Croix

Courgenay holed stone3.55km from Col de la Croix

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 des Rangiers6km from Col de la Croix

The Col des Rangiers is a road mountain pass in the canton of Jura in Switzerland which connects the towns of Delémont and Porrentruy . It was one of the beautiful location and is a nice spot to spend some time.

Allaine6.08km from Col de la Croix

The Allaine is a 65 km long river in northwestern Switzerland and eastern France. Its source is above the village Charmoille, in the Swiss Jura mountains. Downstream from its confluence with the Bourbeuse and the Canal du Rhône au Rhin, near Méziré, it is called the Allan. It is a right tributary of the Doubs, which it joins a few km downstream from Montbéliard, where it takes the Savoureuse with it, a river with its sources in the southern Vosges.

Château de Pleujouse6.84km from Col de la Croix

The Château de Pleujouse is a Swiss castle located in the canton of Jura , in Ajoie , and around which the village of Pleujouse was formed . The castle of Pleujouse is the setting for a legend according to which, Alie d'Asuel, called the "white lady" and her lover Huson de Pleujouse were killed by the men of her father while trying to escape from the castle.

Les Ordons6.98km from Col de la Croix

Les Ordons is a summit in the Swiss Jura, part of the canton of Jura . It is located north of Delémont and east of Porrentruy .  It offers a panoramic view extending to the Alps , the Jura chain, part of Franche-Comté , the Alsace plain , the Vosges and the Black Forest .  The summit of Ordons hosts a television transmitter managed by Swisscom Broadcast on behalf of SRG SSR Idée Suisse .

Château de Porrentruy7.31km from Col de la Croix

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.

Where is Col de la Croix

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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.