At the foot of the slopes or in the heart of nature, check out our suggestions for accommodation with a warm and friendly atmosphere, and choose the winter haven of your dreams.
3 resorts to fill up on downhill sensations and winter sports galore
Welcome to Métabief, Les Rousses and Monts-Jura! 3 versatile resorts and each an ideal base camp from which to enjoy the ultimate holiday experience:
- Alpine slopes to suit all levels and preferences, whatever your downhill discipline
- Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails galore! You simply cannot escape the Nordic call on this training ground of champions!
- Fancy something different? Again, these resorts have all the infrastructure and facilities you need, as well as guides to introduce you to new activities like Fatbikes or electric scooters!
Resort of Les Rousses
Advantage: a Franco-Swiss ski area full of novelties!Découvrir
Resort of Métabief
Added bonus: Downhill skiing against the backdrop of the Alps.Découvrir
Resort of Monts Jura
Added bonus: Within easy reach of a TGV train station, 3 downhill ski resorts with the widest elevation range in the entire massif!Découvrir
Focus on 2 activities for a great cardio workout
Sporting friends, swap your downhill skis for cross-country skis and try the physical challenge of skate-skiing or the diagonal stride! This skiing discipline is great for the body and gets every muscle working. Once you've got the pace you'll burn those calories fast, all in the great outdoors in one of the largest Nordic ski areas in Europe! It gets no better than this!
Added bonus: the groomed trails are ideal for skiing in a group. You all follow the same route, chatting as you go and sharing the ecstatic experience of crossing this beautiful landscape.TOP des sites nordiques pour le ski de fond
There's nowhere quite like the vast white stretches of Jura for leaving your ski touring tracks in the snow! The ultimate nature sport will lead you all the way to heaven! A unique opportunity to combine the pleasure of physical effort with a whole adventure, Far North style.
Added bonus: with no extreme slopes, the contours of Jura are perfect for average skiers. And if you're up for the distance, then this is definitely the place to be.Goûter à la liberté en ski de randonnée
If you love snowshoeing and admiring the scenery, then you need to know that the entire mountain range can be crossed from north to south on a 117km snowshoe itinerary! The aptly-named Grande Traversée du Jura (GTJ) snowshoe trail (which also has variants for cross-country skiers and ski tourers in winter) is a legendary itinerary that takes several days to complete. Your chance to explore the most beautiful settings of this mountain range, between forests, lakes, peatlands and valleys...
Two Olympic sports to try!
Get into "sport" mode with biathlon, a combination of cross-country skiing and rifle shooting. This discipline of military origins takes concentration and endurance, and the gentle slopes of the Jura mountains seem to have been designed for this sport. All you have to do is give it a try.Découvrir
The dedicated facilities of the Jura mountains (ski jumps of Chaux-Neuve and Les Tuffes) invite you to fasten your skis for an airborne skiing experience! Beginner lessons are available to introduce you safely to this alternative sport!Découvrir
Browse our brochure
The Jura Mountains tourism magazine is a mine of information and great suggestions. Basically, it has all you need to know to make a success of your next winter holiday!
In Métabief you can even have a go at ice climbing! The first cold days of winter transform waterfalls into ice, inviting you to tackle these temporary climbing routes.
With the help of ice tools and crampons, climb a frozen waterfall under the expert supervision of a mountain guide.Découvrir