Here in nature's realm, tranquillity rules! Dear friends and adventurers, after the day's physical efforts, opt for the comfort of this traditional farmhouse. During your ski touring or snowshoeing itinerary across the freezing snow, you'll enjoy the pleasure of sitting by a huge fire and, when evening falls, gazing at the stars in the pure night sky, totally spared from light pollution.
A remote yurt, a mountain farm, a refuge, a discreetly luxurious hotel... here's our selection of places to stay, away from it all but closer than ever to nature in all her winter splendour.
In a chalet or a traditional farmhouse,oozing with the art of mid-mountain living
With views of the highest summits of Jura
You'll feel like a king when you stay in this guestroom for 2 within an authentic Jura farmhouse. Here, everything is designed to make you let go, from the exceptional natural surroundings to the snug and cosy interior, not forgetting the Nordic trails right outside the door offering all the joys of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
A 17th-century Franche-Comté farmhouse
Imagine an immense Franche-Comté farmhouse dating from the 17th century, lost in the middle of the snow-covered expanse… In winter, the sound of cowbells from the Montbéliard herds gives way to the muted silence of the strides of backcountry skiers and snowshoers...+ more information
Atmosphere of a timber mountain chalet
For a winter break, nothing beats a wooden chalet standing in a small hamlet 900 metres above sea level! Here you can enjoy the very best of the Jura Mountains: cross-country skiing or snowshoeing at the Gilley Nordic site (10km away), a mid-mountain setting, and local specialities to complete the experience.
Added bonus: a Finnish sauna for those relaxing moments.+ more information
Wood shingles, a sense of wellbeing and a breath of Upper Doubs fresh air
You're going to love staying in this immense and welcoming guesthouse! Expect a generous breakfast based on organic, locally-sourced products, a natural setting, a panoramic landscape, and a wellness area to soothe your mind and body after a day in the great outdoors!
In a mountain refuge,A welcome stop on a winter sports itinerary
Refuge in the heart of the forest
To feel at one with nature in Jura, we recommend this genuine mountain refuge in the heart of the Risoux forest. The main purpose of this stopover gîte is to provide overnight food and shelter for touring visitors in need of a well-deserved rest on their long-distance itinerary.+ more information
Warm and friendly atmosphere in the heart of the Regional Nature Park
La Grenotte, or how to get your fill of warmth and togetherness in a stopover gîte standing amid the white expanse of Upper Jura. Expect conversations around a huge family dining table, the warmth of a crackling fire, the comfort of a cosy duvet, and a night in the wilderness, as close to nature as it gets thanks to the protection of the Regional Nature Park.+ more information
Adventure far from the crowds
Luxurious comfortHôtel la Mainaz
Winter retreat in a 4-star luxury hotel
This legendary road winding between fir trees has led many a cyclist up to the Faucille pass. On one of its bends stands a discreet house of understated decor, home to La Mainaz, a hotel of absolutely faultless beauty that combines discreet luxury and elegant simplicity. And wherever you look, there's that unrivalled view over Lake Geneva and the Mont Blanc.
In a yurt
Imagine sleeping in a yurt of Mongolian inspiration! During the day you can try ski joering at the next-door riding stables! Well we did say original!
At a musher's place
The owner's dogs are part and parcel of the experience proposed here. After a night in a snug little wood cabin, there's nothing you'll enjoy more than a dog-sledding activity. Take your pick between a ride on a pulk sled or an introduction to mushing.+ more information
Tiny house and a dreamlike setting
This is what the view looks like from your tiny house. Not a living soul, just a communion with nature, and the luxurious simplicity of this gorgeous little house of wood. Ideal for getting a taste of the slow life, 1,100 metres above sea level.