Vue des Alpes

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Vue des Alpes
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Vue des Alpes
Elevation 1,283 m (4,209 ft)
Traversed by Road
Location Switzerland
Range Jura Mountains
Coordinates 47°4′22″N 06°52′11″E / 47.07278°N 6.86972°E / 47.07278; 6.86972Coordinates: 47°4′22″N 06°52′11″E / 47.07278°N 6.86972°E / 47.07278; 6.86972
Vue des Alpes is located in Alps
Vue des Alpes
Vue des Alpes
Location of Vue des Alpes

Vue des Alpes (el. 1282 m.) is a high mountain pass in the Jura Mountains in the canton of Neuchâtel.

It connects La Chaux-de-Fonds and Neuchâtel. The pass road has a maximum grade of 10 percent.

A road tunnel for the motorway has greatly reduced the traffic over the pass. At about 1,050 metres above sea level, it is the third highest motorway in Switzerland.

As implied by its name, the pass provides a panoramic view of the Swiss Alps on a clear day.

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