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Vacation house for 2 people, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedrooms, 377ft²
4.9
10 reviews
Jura
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$44per night
Cottage for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 775ft²
5.0
4 reviews
Paroisse du Grandvaux, Jura
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$86per night
Vacation house for 8 people, with garden
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1,615ft²
5.0
20 reviews
Jura
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$273per night
Farmhouse for 15 people
15 pers., 4 bedrooms, 2.3mi to skiing
Longchaumois, Jura
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$357per night
Vacation house for 12 people, with garden and jacuzzi as well as sauna
12 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1,647ft²
4.5
4 reviews
Jura
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$341per night
Apartment for 2 people, with jacuzzi and pool as well as garden
2 pers., 1 bedrooms, 861ft²
4.9
7 reviews
Vriange, Jura
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$228per night
Vacation house for 5 people, with garden and pool
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,076ft²
4.9
20 reviews
Jura
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$91per night
Cottage for 5 people, with garden
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 614ft²
5.0
8 reviews
Courlaoux, Jura
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$122per night
Cottage for 7 people, with garden and pool
7 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,292ft²
4.9
20 reviews
Arbois, Jura
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$176per night
Apartment for 5 people, with terrace
5.0
6 reviews
Paroisse Saint-Matthieu de Joux, Jura
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$94per night
Vacation apartment for 4 people, with terrace and view
4.5
16 reviews
Paroisse Saint-Matthieu de Joux, Jura
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$40per night
Farmhouse for 3 people, with balcony/terrace
3 pers., 1 bedrooms, 646ft²
5.0
14 reviews
Jura
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$108per night
Apartment for 2 people, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedrooms
4.6
16 reviews
Jura
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$66per night
Apartment for 6 people, with pool and jacuzzi as well as sauna
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 915ft²
5.0
6 reviews
Paroisse Saint-Anatoile, Jura
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$104per night
Cottage for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,076ft²
4.9
20 reviews
Plasne, Jura
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$84per night
Chalet for 8 people, with garden
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,130ft², 2.9mi to skiing
4.9
17 reviews
Foncine-le-Bas, Jura
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$137per night
Cottage for 2 people, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedrooms, 538ft²
4.7
15 reviews
Chatelay, Jura
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$88per night
Vacation house for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedrooms, 1.6mi to skiing
5.0
6 reviews
Paroisse Saint-Matthieu de Joux, Jura
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$108per night
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Highlights in 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

Most popular in Jura

Pool 55
Internet 294
Pet allowed 123
Balcony/Terrace 269
TV 351
Garden 231
Parking 349
Washing machine 293
Heating 342

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.

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