Prepare to feast your eyes as you soak up the atmosphere of Christmas in the mountains! Christmas markets, snow-covered little chalets and a magical setting, to enchant children and adults alike!

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Montbéliard Christmas market

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Things to do during the festive period

Christmas in Les Rousses resort

The event "Noël au pays des Sapins" (Christmas in the land of fir trees) will start on 2nd January 2022 in the resort of Les Rousses.

Christmas markets will be set up in the different villages of the resort, and all sorts of activities and entertainment will also be organised.

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Fun on the ice

Why not have a go at ice skating on one of the rinks installed in the winter season?

>> at the Royal Saltworks,

>> at the polar centre,

>> in Ornans town centre

>> or in the resort of La Combe Saint-Pierre. 

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museums that fill you with wonder

If you don't like the cold, you can visit a museum instead! Retrace the footsteps of great explorers at the Polar Centre, or plunge into a children's universe at the toy museum.

TOP 10 des visites et musées en famille

Christmas with the animals

Take a ride on a dog sled across the vast snow-covered stretches, in a carriage in Dole town centre or to the Saut du Doubs waterfall, or visit the polar park to see reindeer, yak, bison and other animals.

Fabulous experiences for both children and adults, in the company of animals that take you on a journey!

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Holiday suggetions 

Opt for a nature immersion and enjoy a timeless getaway. You'll be warmly welcomed at an inn that makes the perfect base from which to take the family exploring this region, discover the traditional specialities of Jura, and take a relaxing ride in a horse-drawn sleigh. Visit the Polar Park to get a closer look at the deer, yak, bison and other amazing creatures!

 

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Christmas shopping

This year, why not give your Christmas gifts a more local flavour? Our favourite place for Christmas shopping is the Village du Bois in Clairvaux-les-Lacs. Do you remember the alley where Harry Potter buys his Hogwart supplies? You'll almost think you're there when you step inside this concept store. A whole 20-metre indoor street lined with shops in a decor of wood. Bliss!

You'll also find other gift ideas in our article on the "Made in Montagnes du Jura" brand. 

Discover the Village du Bois

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A Christmas menu entirely from the Jura Mountains

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Choosing your resort

Christmas in the mountains

There's nothing more unique than a mountain village that sparkles through the winter nights, the atmosphere of a village resort, an evening by the fire with a delicious fondue, or an action-packed day in the snow.

When you spend your Christmas holiday in the mountains, you can be sure the whole family will enjoy magical moments.

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