Le Sel Royal


Length of holiday: 4 days / 3 nights.
For: individuals, families, and groups.

Morning, visit of the city Yverdon-les-Bains.
Following the road of Via Salina, departure from Yverdon-les-Bains towards Sainte-Croix. step by Vuiteboeuf where we can observe many marks of the wheels of cars dig in the paths, remains of the road on which the salt tanks were transported to Switzerland. Dinner and night in Sainte-Croix. Hike from Yverdon-les-Bains to Sainte-Croix: 5h30

(distance : 17km) / height difference +800m / -200m

Breakfast at the Sainte-Croix hotel.

Via Salina leads hiker from St. Croix to Pontarlier, the capital of absinthe or the green fairy.The meadows and forests represent the border between Auberson (CH) and the Fourgs (F). Dinner and night in Pontarlier. Hike from

Sainte-Croix to Pontarlier: 5h45 (distance : 21km) / height difference +50m / -300m

Breakfast at the Pontarlier hotel.
Departure for Salins-les-Bains by public transport or by car.
After the visit of the Grande Saline (UNESCO classified site) and its salt museum, the road continues towards Port-Lesney on the Loue, to the Saline royale d’Arc-et-Senans. Dinner and night at the restaurant and hotel 3 *** ,
located inside the site of the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans.

Hike from Salins-les-Bains to Arc-et-Senans : 5h30 (distance : 21 km), height difference +200/-300m

Private trip from Pontarlier to Salins-les-Bains (about 45 min).

Breakfast at the 3 *** hotel of the Royal Saltworks. Back to Yverdon-les-Bains in train. Extension of stay in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (Besançon) on request.

The package includes:
– Accommodation in hotels 2-3 * or B & B
– Half pension
– Transfers by train
– Visit of  the Royal Saltworks
– Transport of luggage
– Taxes

Price per person

     Prices starting from:
  490 € / CHF 570

Saline Royale d'Arc-et-Senans

Aerial view © Saline royale


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