Jura, France

Jura, France

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Where to stay around Jura?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 512 holiday lettings near Jura. From 139 apartments to 105 chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jura for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Jura?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Jura. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Jura Mountains Regional Natural Park: 384 holiday homes
  • Les Rousses: 265 holiday homes
  • Dole: 25 holiday homes
  • Toulouse-le-Château: 42 holiday homes
  • Marigny: 151 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Jura! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Jura?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Jura with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Les Rousses: 265 holiday lettings
  • Dole: 25 holiday lettings
  • Toulouse-le-Château: 42 holiday lettings
  • Marigny: 151 holiday lettings
  • La Favière: 84 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Jura?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Jura are:

  • Tavaux Airport (DLE): 76 self catering accommodations
  • Geneve Cointrin Airport (GVA): 66 self catering accommodations
  • Besancon (QBQ-La Veze): 89 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Jura?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Jura. From HomeAway travellers, the top 5 popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Jura Mountains Regional Natural Park: 384 holiday rentals
  • Lac de Chalain: 382 holiday rentals
  • Lac de l'Abbaye: 427 holiday rentals
  • Lac des Rousses: 433 holiday rentals
  • Montain-Lavigny Station: 226 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jura listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental home or chalet in Jura, France your home away from home

The Jura region of France is full of romantic valleys, lakes and forests, set against the mountain backdrop of the mountains which mark France’s border with Switzerland. The mountains attract skiers in the winter months and walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts during the summer, and there are chalets throughout the area catering to couples, families and groups.

Things to do in Jura, France

In the summer visitors can visit the wineries in the north of the region and sample the local ‘Vin Jaune’. Footpaths and cycle tracks criss-cross their way through the Jura valleys, taking in crystal clear lakes and spectacular alpine views which make for great photo opportunities in both summer and winter. Fishing is also popular at several of the region’s 70 lakes. It is also important to not forget the ski opportunities in the area, which is the mainstay of Jura’s tourist industry during the winter months.

Places to visit on holiday in Jura, France

There are several small towns within the Jura region which offer visitors a chance to get a feel for rural French culture as well as learning about the history of the region. These make excellent destinations at any time of the year and there are self-catering cottages and chalets sprinkled throughout the region around the many towns and villages. Lons-le-Saunier, in the centre of the Jura region, was first settled by the Romans who chose the area for its thermal springs. The area remains rich in attractions for visitors to enjoy, including museums of archaeology and art, as well as a modern thermal spa resort where guests can relax and appreciate the local scenery. Dole, in the north of Jura, has a historic quarter which provides some great examples of 16th century French architecture including the Eglise Notre-Dame. The fine art museum also houses both paintings and sculptures from across the Franche-Comte and the Burgundy region. Visitors to Jura will be amazed at some of the magnificent natural attractions of the region. The Baume-les-Messieurs is a spectacular 10m waterfall which is surrounded by a network of fascinating caves. The Vouglans Lake is one of the prettiest lakes in the region, found at the very bottom of a lush green valley, surrounded by forests and with beautiful turquoise waters.

Weather in Jura, France

The summers in Jura are warm but somewhat wet, with maximum temperatures of up to around 26C. Winters are much colder, with up to 8 months of snow – great news for skiers. A self-catering chalet or cottage in Jura can be the perfect place to relax on those cold winter nights after a day on the piste.

Flights to Jura, France

Jura is served by Lyon airport (LYS) which is around 180km southwest of Jura. Alternatively, visitors from the UK can also hop on the Eurostar, which goes straight through to Dijon. Jura is then located around 95km southeast of the centre of Dijon. Hire cars can be picked up at both Lyon airport and Dijon station, which can be the most convenient way for you to make your way to your selected self-catering accommodation.