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Theme trail - Friedrich Dürrenmatt

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  • Themenweg Friedrich Dürrenmatt
    Themenweg Friedrich Dürrenmatt
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A universe of words and colors.
easy
Distance 4.9 km
2:30 h
0 m
384 m
817 m
434 m
Follow Lulu the cockatoo to meet the author and painter Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990). This easy-to-access trail is about 5 km long and has 13 fun and educational stations, each of which presents a different facet of this author of national importance. This way, you will discover that Dürrenmatt was not only a Swiss author famous for his plays and detective stories, but that he had many other facets that are waiting to be discovered! Available in French and German, this tour is intended for a wide audience from 12 years old and is enriched with interesting and unusual anecdotes available by scanning the QR-code indicated at each station.The project was realized by Tourism Biel Seeland and Bernese Jura Tourism thanks to the support of its many partners and generous sponsors and its scientific partner, the Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel.
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Highest point
817 m
Lowest point
434 m
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Start

Prêles (817 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'576'613E 1'215'802N
DD
47.092808, 7.130603
DMS
47°05'34.1"N 7°07'50.2"E
UTM
32T 358126 5217173
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Destination

Ligerz (Gléresse)

Turn-by-turn directions

  • The information boards are in German and French.
  • Starting point: The first sign is installed at the Vinifuni station in Gléresse or at the bus stop in Prêles. 
  • Season: open all year round
  • A QR-code on each post gives access to additional information on the theme of the panel. For those who do not wish to scan the QR-codes, a booklet with the contents is available at the top of the Vinifuni or in the tourist offices.
  • The trail is suitable for a wide audience from 12 years old, without any previous knowledge of Dürrenmatt.

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

  • By train to Ligerz and by funicular to Prêles.
  • The funicular stop is opposite the Ligerz railway station.

Parking

  • There is a car parking nearby the boat station in Ligerz (limited spaces).

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'576'613E 1'215'802N
DD
47.092808, 7.130603
DMS
47°05'34.1"N 7°07'50.2"E
UTM
32T 358126 5217173
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Maria Wolff
July 11, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? July 11, 2022

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.9 km
Duration
2:30 h
Descent
384 m
Highest point
817 m
Lowest point
434 m
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