Castles - Crafts and Ecomuseum of the Jura
Caves, churches, castles and museums in the Haut-Jura.
A little further... beauty is everywhere in the Jura!
at 23 km
One of the most famous Romanesque churches in Franche-Comté (11th - 17th centuries).
at 22 km
A beautiful abbey builded around 890.
at 33 km
The ruins of the castle dating from the 13th century, fantastic views of the Coiselet lake and the Ain and the Valouse valleys.
at 17 km
The ancient medieval village with its castle and its 13th century tower partially ruined.
Pont des Vents mill Ecomuseum
at 40 km
This mill was built in medieval times.
Discover its mechanisms, and watch the making of flour and bread.
More info sur : moulin.ecomusee.jura.free.fr
Visit the Robert Marichy’s woodturning workshop i Arinthod
Renseignements au 03 84 48 04 06
Baume les Messieurs
at 34 km
A must-see! Amazing, spectacular, There are not enough words to describe the beauty of this exceptional site.
Brou Royal Monastery
at 66 km
A masterpiece of flamboyant gothic architecture, a church and three cloisters nowadays an art museum.
at 111 km
In Villard les Dombes… where nature is the queen and birds are the kings!
More info: www.parcdesoiseaux.com
Specialities of the Jura
Quenelles with Nantua sauce. The Nantua sauce match perfectly with pike quenelles.
Chicken with morels, succulent recipe of Bresse chicken with cream and morels.
Comté cheese made with unpasteurised cow's milk is considered one of the finest cheeses in the world and it’s renowned for its complex flavours, Comté was one of the first few kinds of cheese to receive an AOC (Appellation d'origine controlee) status in 1958. It is one of the most popular AOC cheeses in France with around 40,000 tonnes of annual production. More info: https://www.comte.com/
The Jura department has lots of vineyards that offer a broad range of distinctive wine:red wine, sparkling wine, white wines…