Tour de Moron - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Tour de Moron
The Tour de Moron stands on the mountain of the same name in the municipality of Valbirse in the canton of Bern. It was designed by the architect Mario Botta. The project was launched to promote the masonry profession and to introduce apprentices to masonry. The tower, built-in 2004 from limestone, concrete, and steel, is 30.80 meters high. 209 steps lead to the viewing platform at a height of 26 meters. The platform offers a view over the Jura to the Bernese Alps.
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The Moron is a 1337 m above sea level. M. high mountain ridge with an observation tower in the Swiss Jura. The summit lies on the floor of the Bernese municipality of Malleray, around 7 km west-southwest of Moutier. The name originally goes back to the Latin name mons rotundus. The view from the top extends far across the first Jura chain up to the Alpine arc, from the Säntis to the Montblanc. In the north, the Vosges and the Black Forest come into view.
5.11km from Tour de Moron
The Montoz is a mountain range located in the Bernese Jura , Switzerland . It rises from the Pierre Pertuis pass to the Weissenstein . It is a long chain formed by a bumpy and irregular plateau, the width of which sometimes reaches a kilometer . A wide belt of forests surrounds the entire mountain , the northern slope of which drops towards the Birse and part of the southern slope towards the Suze .
7.39km from Tour de Moron
The Abbey is a historic monument dating from the 18th century. Towering over the center of the village of Bellelay, a place imbued with history, this building in the Baroque style is a cultural and artistic meeting point. After the newly-completed refurbishment of the grand organ, I attended a concert that transported me into a world of musical splendor. The entire site is rich in history and is well worth exploring.
12.63km from Tour de Moron
The Prince-Bishops' Castle is a fort within the municipality of Delémont of the Canton of Jura in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage website online of national significance. Nowadays, the fortress hosts a primary college. Truly an imaginative and prescient of artwork and splendor, the Prince-Bishop’s Castle is located inside the Delemont in Switzerland. Designated as a website of national background, the fort is an architectural surprise. Finished in white, Beautiful gardens add to the beauty o
Musée Art & Histoire
12.66km from Tour de Moron
The Musée jurassien d'art et d'histoire is a museum of art and a nexus of public learning in Delémont, Canton of Jura, Switzerland.
13.17km from Tour de Moron
Mont Raimeux, with its gorges and undulating rocky walls, is a spot cherished by mountain climbers. The summit is a delight for walkers in search of tranquility. The mountain name is probably derived from the old French word raim, which roughly corresponds to the meaning of undeveloped land, covered with scrub or forest. It can be reached easily by several trails and a road culminating at 1,288 meters.