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Highlights Jura

  • 5,000 kilometres of marked hiking trails
  • UNESCO World Heritage Grande Saline
  • Saint-Pierre Abbey of Baume-les-Messieurs
  • Seven Hérisson waterfalls
  • Lac de Chalain
  • Grottes de Vallorbe

Best Vacation Rentals in Jura

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Paroisse Saint-Sorlin, Jura
Vacation Rental • 1292 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
4.7
(20 reviews)
In Doucier at 39130 Route du Domaine de Chailain, you can find a 120-sq.m wooden house for 6 to 9 people with prior reservation. You can also rent a second, similar house. There is a 40-sq.m equipped terrace on a 800-sq.m property with a lawn and parking for three cars. It has a contemporary layout, large bay windows, and all mod cons. It is in a peaceful spot close to Chalain Lake and 300 metres from all the village shops, a garage, doctor, a pharmacy, a pedalo rental, many different activities, and restaurants. The large, 50-sq.m living area offers quality furniture, an equipped kitchen, ...
from $100 / night
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Septmoncel, Jura
Vacation Rental • 807 ft² • 1 Bedroom
4.5
(7 reviews)
This house, located in Septmoncel, is ideal for 4 vacationers. It offers a bedroom, a furnished garden, a terrace and WiFi.The lounge is perfect for unwinding after a day in the sun. Curl up on the comfortable sofa and enjoy a good book or take advantage of the amenities on offer, including a TV with satellite channels and WiFi.The kitchen is well-equipped for cooking up your favorite meals. Enjoy your feast around the dining table which seats 6 or outside, on the terrace or in the garden enjoying views of the mountains.The house has a comfortable bedroom with a double bed. The 2 bathrooms ...
from $96 / night
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Plasne, Jura
Vacation Rental • 861 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
4.9
(20 reviews)
It is in the heart of the Jura that this lodging is nestled, even within a working farm. No floor to climb, because it is through the ground floor that you enter. The environment is particularly calm and conducive to rest, barely disturbed by farm animals, and the apartment will accommodate up to 5 people in its 2 bedrooms.The equipment provided is plentiful, and provides all the necessary comfort. The 2 bedrooms communicate with each other, and offer numerous beds, for adults but also children, with even a cot. In the kitchen, everything is close at hand, including the raclette machine, wh...
from $72 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Jura

$144for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
$154 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Jura

70%for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
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Holiday cottages in Jura

Dreamlike stay in a natural atmosphere

Rushing rivers, green alpine pastures, dense fir forests, nature parks and wine-growing areas form a first-class environment for journeymen, families or gourmets in the region. Depending on your preference, you can reside in a vacation rental with water or on the edge of the forest or you prefer an apartment in the most beautiful villages of the country. An accommodation on the banks of the Ain or the Lac de Vouglans is particularly attractive. Culture and sights await you in cities like Lons-le-Saunier or Dole.

Between wildlife park and ski resorts

On the mountains and in the romantic valleys of the Jura mountains you spend relaxing days in a quiet idyll. The surrounding area invites you to explore the mountain massif on extended tours or to take rapid descents. You can rent a farmhouse or chalet in Lamoura in a dreamlike secluded location or enjoy your stay in a luxurious holiday apartment in Les Rousses.

Holidays in Jura

Location and orientation

Natural area in the east of France

In the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region, the French department of Jura covers an area of 5,000 square kilometres west of the Swiss border. Jura borders Haute-Saône to the north, Doubs to the east, Ain to the south and Saône-et-Loire and Côte-d`Or to the west. The territory is named after the Jura Mountains.

Municipalities of the département

Jura is divided into three arrondissements comprising 17 cantons. The majority of the 260,000 inhabitants live in Dole, Lons-le-Saunier and Saint-Claude. The villages of Baume-les-Messieurs and Château-Chalon shine with the cultural tourism award of the most beautiful villages in France.

Around 500 tons of Bleu du Haut Jura blue cheese are produced in Jura every year.
Castle on a mountain ledge
Castle on a mountain ledge

Travelers and Activities

About stick and stone

Deep valleys, mighty peaks, wildly romantic river banks, ancient monasteries and mysterious grottos will be encountered on the scenic hikes across the region. Jura has a total of 5,000 kilometres of hiking trails through natural parks, towns and vineyards. The route through the peat bogs, the ascent to the 807-metre-high summit of Oliferne or the large Jura junction are highly recommended.

Exciting adventures for little guests

Families also get their money's worth in Jura. The varied leisure programme includes kayak tours on the rivers, beaches along natural lakes, bird of prey farms and zoos, fairytale playgrounds and ski schools. Special highlights are comfortable donkey hikes and amazing cave explorations.

Top 5 travel tips

1. White gold

The royal Grande Saline salt works in Arc-et-Senans date back to the period of absolutism that King Louis XV had built. The gigantic salt factory was in operation until 1895. Today, the UNESCO World Heritage Site attracts 100,000 visitors every year who can take a tour of the salt works, the director's house, workers' apartments and administrative offices. Interesting background knowledge can be found in the salt museum of the complex.

2. Impressive monastery complex of the Middle Ages

In Baume-les-Messieurs there is the important Benedictine abbey of Saint-Pierre from 869, built by Abbé Bernon. The monastery was closed during the French Revolution and has been a listed building since 1862. Visitors can enter the three inner courtyards and visit the elaborately decorated parish church or apartments.

3. Thundering masses of water

A breathtaking natural spectacle awaits you between Bonlieu and Doucier, where the seven waterfalls of the river Hérisson are located. Along a path of 3,100 metres, you will pass hidden caves, clear water basins and reach the Cascade de l'Eventail at your destination, which drops over 65 metres into the depths. The Museum Haus der Wasserfälle is also located here. The interesting exhibition informs you about the geology, fauna and history of the waterfalls.

4. Turquoise blue bathing paradise

About 20 kilometres east of the small town of Lons-le-Saunier, the Lac de Chalain extends between limestone cliffs at an altitude of 486 metres. The azure blue water of the lake, which covers an area of 2.3 square kilometres and is up to 32 metres deep, radiates from a distance. The natural water is an oasis for bathers and water sports enthusiasts. Guarded beaches and the Les Lagons water park await you on the eastern shore. A variety of restaurants, the Lake Dwelling Museum on the western shore, fishing tours and a climbing park provide variety.

5. Mystical world underground

At the source of the river Orbe you can immerse yourself in a fabulous world. The caves of Vallorbe, also called fairy caves, can be visited during a guided tour. Inside you will encounter bizarre rock formations that are 120 million years old. The treasure of the cave can be seen under four vaults and shows 250 different minerals with sparkling colours and abstract forms.

Vacation rentals in Jura

In total you will find more than 600 holiday apartments and vacation rentals from various providers in Jura. Holidaymakers can rent these from 35 € per night. Many of the vacation rentals on offer can be rented immediately online, which is faster and more convenient than an enquiry to the landlord.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Jura

What was the average price for a vacation rental in Jura last year?

Jura is one of the cheapest destinations in France. The price for a vacation rental is about $148 per night.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Jura?

]If you want to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Jura are June ($133 the average per night for accommodation), September ($136), and May ($139).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Jura?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Jura, the months that cost the most are, in order of highest to lowest, February, December and January, with average prices per night of $160, $158, and $156, respectively.

Is Jura a good location for a last-minute getaway?

When going on vacation to Jura, it is necessary to think ahead as 62% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data from last year.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

October, November and April are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations free, with an average availability of 57%, 57%, and 56%.

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Jura?

According to data from last year, the months with the fewest housing options available in Jura are, in order, August (with 12% of available rentals), July (14%), and February (20%). During these three months, the availability is only 15%. It is therefore preferable to reserve far in advance.

How many rentals are there in Jura?

Holidu works with 17 different partners to give you an inventory to choose between 1,000 properties we have in Jura.

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