The Jura Mountains are the ideal destination for taking time out to breathe for a few days. Just 3 hours from Paris, 1 1/2 hours from Lyon and 4 hours from Lille, the gateway to the Jura Mountains beckons you to these wide open spaces where you can unwind, go exploring or enjoy sports galore, all amid unspoilt nature!

By a lake, up a mountain or even in a cave 

Take to the great outdoors

Nature takes pride of place in the Jura Mountains, where the varied landscape offers a multi-faceted destination. From the immensity of the summits to the blue tones of the lakes, from the mysterious caves to the abundance of flora and fauna... this is nature's very home! 

Vue depuis le belvédère des 4 lacs
Mize en Boîte production

A weekend trip to the Jura Mountains is a chance to enjoy a timeless experience in the great outdoors. 

Belvédère des 4 lacs
Jura Tourisme

Admiring the countless lakes

50 shades of blue can be seen in the Jura Mountains in the region's many lakes.

Go exploring these inland seas! Swimming, canoeing, hiking or simple contemplation, multiply your experiences and the landscape that each activity unveils.

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Vue sur le sommet du Reculet
Maud Humbert

Reaching for the summits

The Jura "Mountains" are aptly named! The destination is dotted with summits such as the Dôle, the Mont d'Or, the Crêt de la Neige and many more that ensure you appreciate the great outdoors to the full.

Tackle the climb and make the most of the sublime views from the top of these mountains!

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grottes du cerdon
©grottes du Cerdon

Exploring the caves

Get moving and explore your limits… underground!

Cave tours, potholing, potholing & fondue... a fabulous playground beckons you and it's right beneath your feet! From a simple walk in a secured cave to a whole potholing adventure,  you can explore the subterranean world whichever way you choose. 

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Paysage du PNR du Haut-Jura
Aurelien Billois BFC Tourisme

Visiting the Regional Nature Park

The Upper Jura Regional Nature Park is well-known for its natural riches, heritage gems and beautiful scenery.

The Regional Nature Park is a vulnerable land with a commitment to protect and promote its natural, cultural and human heritage.

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100% nature, 100% sport

Activities galore! 

The Jura Mountains are an XXL playground! On water, in the air, on land and even underground, a whole host of outdoor activities is waiting to be discovered. From leisurely walks and long-distance hikes to adrenalin activities such as canyoning, paragliding and via ferrata, there's something for everyone. 

The Jura Mountains are a hiking heaven waiting to be explored in every direction along hundreds of waymarked paths! For seasoned athletes, you can also take to the trail-running itineraries!

By mountain bike, expore the ridges of Jura and enjoy thrilling descents on the natural slopes of your new playground. Alternatively, you can take life's pleasures more gently by renting an Ebike.

Are you ready to spend a whole weekend in the great outdoors? 

Randonnée sur l'Echappée Jurassienne
Benjamin Becker / BFC Tourisme
Randonnée sur l'Echappée Jurassienne Benjamin Becker / BFC Tourisme
VTT à la station de Métabief
SMMO Metabief THURIA
VTT à la station de Métabief SMMO Metabief THURIA
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
Vue depuis le belvédère des 4 lacs
Mize en Boîte production
Vue depuis le belvédère des 4 lacs Mize en Boîte production
Commando Games au fort des Rousses
Benjamin Becker / Station des Rousses.
Commando Games au fort des Rousses Benjamin Becker / Station des Rousses.

ORGANISING YOUR WEEKEND

Are you more into camping or staying in guestrooms? Do you prefer holiday villages or self-catering apartments? One thing's for sure, you'll find just what you're looking for in the Jura Mountains.

Chalet du camping de Boÿse
Camping de Boÿse
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Randonnée sur l'Echappée Jurassienne Benjamin Becker / BFC Tourisme
VTT à la station de Métabief SMMO Metabief THURIA
La Grande Traversée du Jura à cheval Michel JOLY Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Tourisme
Vue depuis le belvédère des 4 lacs Mize en Boîte production
Commando Games au fort des Rousses Benjamin Becker / Station des Rousses.
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