As a real balcony on the Alps, the Monts Jura resort has an uninterrupted view over Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc in particular. Take a breath of fresh air while paragliding, outdo yourself on a breathtaking Via Ferrata above the Rhône or simply enjoy the view from the gondola lifts which will take you to the highest summits of the Montagnes du Jura.

Crêt de la Neige

Hike to the summits

The Crêt de la Neige, the highest summit of the Jura mountains, is located in the heart of the National Nature Reserve of the Haute Chaîne du Jura. Starting from Lélex, discover the Crêt de la Neige hike. The view from the summit embraces the entire Geneva basin, Lake Geneva and the Alps!

To get there, you have 2 options:

By taking the Lélex gondola lift, there is only a small elevation gain. As the Haut-Jura ridges are relatively modest, this walk is accessible to most people.

For a sportier version, from Lélex, follow the GR9 on the first part of the walk, then the GR Balcon du Léman before taking the ridge line to the Crêt de la Neige!

 

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Circuit rando sur les crêtes du Jura
Elisa Detrez et Max Coquard - Bestjobers - BFC Tourisme

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Hurtle down the Monts Jura…
Luge d'été
Nicolas Gascard
Sitting down,

on a summer sledge

The site of the Faucille pass is equipped with one of the longest rail sledging runs in Europe! A track of more than a kilometre which will give you its share of sensations with slopes and hairpin bends… To discover alone or in pairs, at the speed which suits you best.

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sortie trottinette éléctrique à Monts Jura
Mizenboite | Montagnes du Jura
Standing,

on an electric scooter

Want to explore Monts Jura in a fun way, without getting too tired? Choose an electric scooter ride! A new, fun and ecological way to enjoy the exceptional views on offer at the site.

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Tyrolienne - Monts Jura
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In the air,

on a zip wire

How about trying out the steepest zip wire in France? Hurtle down the Faucille pass into the heart of the village of Mijoux! A breathtaking sight from the starting platform, for a 90km/h slide down almost a kilometre above the Jura forest! Guaranteed thrills!

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Make a detour to Pays de Gex

At the foot of the Monts Jura, Pays de Gex, a cultural, artistic and relaxing detour awaits you!

Pays de Gex, a land of historical monuments, will offer you a more urban but equally spectacular alternative to the summits of the Monts Jura. During two days in the great outdoors, come and stroll along Lake Divonne, visit the chateaus or walk in the footsteps of Voltaire.

 

Cuban'O2 festival
Office de tourisme du pays de Gex
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Cuban'O2 mountain festival

A Cuban salsa festival in the heart of the mountains

Cuban’O2 is the first and only Cuban salsa festival in Europe, in the middle of the mountains, at 1,300 metres high. The event includes concerts, free dance classes, DJ evenings, pool after parties… with a panoramic view of Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva from the 1st to 3rd July. 

The Tourist Office is calling on the best international Cuban DJs and dancers in 2022.

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Full of sensations

With a little climb, spectacular views await us. In the Pays de Gex and its Monts Jura resort, the landscapes can also be appreciated from above! If you are looking for thrills, don't hesitate to treat yourself to a breath of fresh air in a sumptuous setting.

Monts Jura
Franck Charel / BFC Tourisme

Dive into the heart of Monts Jura

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