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Les Pontins

Les Pontins, 2610 St-Imier, Switzerland

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About Les Pontins

Les Pontins is a pass in the Swiss Jura in the canton of Bern. It is located between the towns of Saint-Imier and Le Pâquier, the pass is at 1110  m above sea level. M. One of the picturesque location and also a place with natural beauty and good climate.

Attractions near Les Pontins

Mont Soleil3.82km from Les Pontins

Mont Soleil is a mountain of the Jura Mountains, located north of Saint-Imier in the canton of Bern, Switzerland. The summit reaches to 1,291 metres and the area can be easily accessed by a funicular from Saint-Imier, reaching a height of 1,180 m.  An observatory is located on the summit as well as several wind turbines and a solar park: the former with their presence, the highest is 150 m high, and noise introduced a heavy element of disturbance in the landscape.

Chasseral Regional Park6.04km from Les Pontins

The Chasseral is a mountain of the Jura Mountains, overlooking Lake Biel in the Swiss canton of Bern. With an elevation of 1,606 meters above sea level, the Chasseral is the highest summit in the canton of Bern outside the Alps. It is also both the northernmost and easternmost mountain reaching over 1,500 meters in the Jura Mountains. West of the summit is located the Chasseral Ouest, where runs the border with the canton of Neuchâtel. The Chasseral Pass is located further on the west.

Freiberge7.62km from Les Pontins

The Freiberg mountains form an area of ​​around 200 km² at an average of 1000  m above sea level. M. located high plateau in the Jura, which politically belongs to the district of Freiberge . The most important place is the Saignelégier . The high plateau of the Freiberg Mountains is around 25 km long, a maximum of 9 km wide and stretches between La Chaux-de-Fonds in the southwest and the Delsberg basin in the northeast.

Chaumont11.28km from Les Pontins

Chaumont is a region of Neuchâtel, a city located in French-speaking Switzerland. The mountain of Chaumont is located above the city of Neuchâtel, at 1,087 meters above sea level. It offers a magnificent panoramic view of the city, the chain of the Alps as well as the lakes of Murten, Biel, and Neuchâtel. The main activities of Chaumont are tourism and agriculture. The locality is the terminus of the funicular line that leaves from La Coudre.

Vue des Alpes11.65km from Les Pontins

This legendary pass in the Jura massif affords a unique panorama of the Alps, its 'big sisters'. The best vantage point to appreciate their grandeur! As implied by its name, the pass provides a panoramic view of the Swiss Alps on a clear day.

Zihlkanal11.74km from Les Pontins

The Zihl Canal , or Canal de la Thielle in French , is an approximately 8.5 km long water connection (piercing) between Lake Neuchâtel and Lake Biel . The original bed of the Zihl is still partially preserved. The Zihl Canal was built together with the Broye Canal , which connects the Neuchâtel and Murten lakes .

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The canton of Neuchâtel is located in the western part and Jura mountainous region of Switzerland. Neuchâtel is Rich in culture and history, Neuchâtel has no less than two cities registered on the UNESCO list of the World Heritage Sites.