Between summits and lakes, nature takes pride of place in the Jura Mountains! A regional Nature Park, fantastic landscapes, mysterious caves, and gentle contours that become abrupt in places, the Jura Mountains have all of this.

A choice setting for hiking, cycling, mountain biking and a host of other outdoor pursuits and adrenalin activities!

Randonnée sur les crètes du Jura
Elisa Detrez et Maxime Coquard - Bestjobers
Worth seeing!

Fantastic landscapes

If there's one feature that defines the Jura Mountains, it's the diversity of landscapes, between hidden valleys, steep ridges, ancient caves and a protected nature park with a wealth of unique fauna and flora!

Discover the landscapes

Randonnée sur les crètes du Jura
Pierre_WITT__Bourgogne-Franche-Comte_Tourisme
On foot!

Hiking in the Jura Mountains

Walking is the best way to enjoy nature's generosity that the Jura Mountains reveal better than anywhere else. So grab your hiking shoes and rucksack and take to the footpaths!

Check out our hiking suggestions

Coureur de trail dans les Montagnes du Jura
Benjamin Becker
Trail running

Trail running heaven

With mid-altitude mountains, unspoilt natural landscapes, miles and miles of waymarked paths and 6 trail-running resorts, the Jura Mountains are heaven for trail runners.

Discover the trail-running resorts

Circuit rando sur les crêtes du Jura
Elisa Detrez et Max Coquard - Bestjobers - BFC Tourisme
100% Nature - 100% Sport

Thrills galore!

Essential hiking not to be missed

See the best hiking trails

Randonnée à VTT autour du lac de Vouglans
Benjamin Becker Jura Tourisme
Sporty

Cycling and mountain biking

For a thrilling descent or a gentle ride along the cycle paths, the Jura Mountains are a limitless playground for anyone who enjoys pedalling.

Check out our cycling and mountain biking itineraries

La GTJ à cheval
Julie Hann Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme BFC
Nature activities

Other nature activities

Wild yet accessible, the Jura Mountain landscapes can be enjoyed in a number of ways. Explore this tranquil setting on horseback, from the summer luge, via a treetop adventure trail, or during any other activity that takes your fancy.

All nature activities

Visiter la grotte d'Osselle près de Besançon
Julie THIEBAUD - Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme BFC

Natural particularities

The Jura Mountains offer a stunning spectacle, be it above ground between the wildlife-rich valleys, mounts and peaks, or underground where the breathtaking caves offer an experience you'll never forget.

Discover nature in the Jura Mountains

Grand Colombier sur l'itinéraire de la Via Rhôna
Aurelien BILLOIS Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
Best practice guide

Preserving the environment

The beauty of the landscape, the unspoilt natural setting and the authentic feel of the Jura Mountains are without a doubt what make the massif and its sports offering so appealing. It is necessary, however, to behave responsibly and to be mindful of the environment.

Discover the best practice guide

Randonnée aux cascades du Hérisson dans le Jura
Michel JOLY Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
Randonnée aux cascades du Hérisson dans le Jura Michel JOLY Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
La Grande Traversée du Jura à cheval
Michel JOLY Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
La Grande Traversée du Jura à cheval Michel JOLY Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
Sommet du Grand Colombier
Aurelien BILLOIS Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
Sommet du Grand Colombier Aurelien BILLOIS Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
Vaches montbéliardes et derrière le Château de Joux
Maud HUMBERT Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
Vaches montbéliardes et derrière le Château de Joux Maud HUMBERT Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
2 vététistes à VTT près des Fourgs
Michel JOLY / Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Tourisme
2 vététistes à VTT près des Fourgs Michel JOLY / Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Tourisme
Panorama sur le lac des Mortes
Julie Hann Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
Panorama sur le lac des Mortes Julie Hann Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme

Discover the Jura Mountains in every season...

En résumé
A propos
Randonnée aux cascades du Hérisson dans le Jura Michel JOLY Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
La Grande Traversée du Jura à cheval Michel JOLY Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
Sommet du Grand Colombier Aurelien BILLOIS Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
Vaches montbéliardes et derrière le Château de Joux Maud HUMBERT Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
2 vététistes à VTT près des Fourgs Michel JOLY / Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Tourisme
Panorama sur le lac des Mortes Julie Hann Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
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