Here, the cows are replaced by sheep, which can be contemplated at will from the vast terrace that looks down over the meadows. You can even fetch the eggs from the henhouse, which the children will thoroughly enjoy!
An authentic farmhouse inn, a vast chalet for your whole group, a guesthouse with mountain views... We've selected a dozen or so places where the living is easy in the heart of the Jura Mountains. Enjoy the last pleasant moments of the season in the sanctuary of Jura's unspoilt wilderness... A heavenly setting that's sure to keep the blues away!
Every step has been taken to welcome you in the best possible conditions. These carefully-selected accommodation options are available for an autumn weekend getaway or longer.
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Staying close to nature, at one with nature
Return to the roots at the Roches d'Orvaz gîte where nothing, absolutely nothing, undermines the beauty of Jura's harmonious nature.
Take the experience further still by treating yourself to a digital detox. Because here in this remote place, it's so hard to get a signal that you'll end up switching off your phone.
Gîte le Pas de Moineau
This ancient farmhouse dating from the French Revolution has been tastefully renovated and retains all its rustic charm.
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On the premises: massages, treatments, spa bath (open in autumn). The gîte stands in a bucolic setting with views over the Bugey hillsides. Here you'll appreciate the absolute silence and the incredibly colourful array of Bugey vines in the autumn.
The Valserine ecofriendly campsite
Sheep, hens, goats...and pretty chalets (or pitches for campers with vans or tents) share 2 hectares on a lush green riverbank, all surrounded by the highest mountains of Jura...
Local produce, solar panels, recycled waste, heat pump for the swimming pool.. This campsite has a firm commitment to be mindful of nature and has been rewarded with a number of ecolabels!
Straight from the farm
Les Louisots farmhouse
In the Jura Mountains, you cannot fail to see the typical Franche-Comté farmhouses. Many of these impressive, authentic buildings have wooden chimneys that stand tall above the smokehouses used for salted meats.Discover this guesthouse
Such is the case here at Les Luisots, a 16th-century farmhouse that stands proudly surrounded by spruce forests and meadows scattered with grazing cows of the lovely Montbéliard breed.
Added bonus: jam, comté cheese and other products are available from the farm shop, and meals can be served in the dining room.
Au Nid de la Grange Forest
La Ferme de Fleurette
Have you always wanted to know how comté cheese is made? Ever fancied watching the cows being milked?
Then this guesthouse owned by a couple who breed Montbéliard cows is just the place for you!La Ferme de Fleurette
During your stay, you're sure to have an opportunity to taste Mont d'Or, another of the region's famous cheeses.
To pursue this theme, walk up to the Mont d'Or summit just a stone's throw from the guesthouse!
Places of charm
L'Etang du Moulin
Now here's a place full of character that offers a mix of all the very best the Jura Mountains have to offer: an extremely well-preserved environment around the lake and in the forest, rooms that are cosy and spacious, a wellbeing area, and a gourmet restaurant where local produce takes pride of place.
All of this in the heart of a secret little wilderness, the cradle of high-precision clockmaking craftsmanship.
Le Repère des Anges
Between the Franche-Comté capital, Besançon, and the UNESCO-listed Royal Saltworks, the road winds its way up to a panoramic terrace from where this guesthouse and its swimming pool overlook the Doubs Valley.
A delightful haunt that's perfect for recharging your batteries!Discover Le Repère des Anges
Les Greniers du Meix Lagor
Imagine an old, beautifully-converted barn standing amid mountain pastures, 1,100 metres above sea level, just for you and your group to enjoy! Tempted? With 5 rooms and 15 beds, it has room for everyone. As for the decor, expect to see untreated materials and generous dimensions.
Perfect to ensure every guest enjoys an energy boost, be it indoors in the relaxation area, or in the mountain air of the great outdoors!
Gîte le Chalet
Welcome to this remote (but approachable) farmhouse lost in what could be the set of "Into the Wild". Its two gîtes (sleeping 21 guests in all) invite you to bring your family or friends for a getaway close to nature.Découvrir ce gîte
Discovering the destination in autumn
Autumn is the season when the Jura Mountains look more than ever like Canada. Between lakes and waterfalls, we're spoilt for choice, but the scenery is stunningly beautiful wherever you look. Besides the landscapes, the autumn also comes with a whole host of activities.
So are you ready to pack your bags for the Indian summer experience in the Jura Mountains?