Destination guide

The lush setting of Jura is ready to explore

The parks, forests and waterfalls are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Jura. Renowned for its golfing, casino gaming and skiing, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Jura

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Jura a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rochat Golf Club (24.6 mi / 39.5 km)
  • Mont Saint-Jean Golf Club (24.7 mi / 39.7 km)
  • Golf de Saint-Claude (26.6 mi / 42.8 km)
  • Joux Valley Sports Center (26.7 mi / 42.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jura

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Jura is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lac de Chalain (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Hedgehog Waterfalls (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Grand Lac (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Foret de la Joux (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Lac du Bonlieu (13 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Lac de Vouglans (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jura

The nearest airport is in Dole (DLE-Franche-Comte Regional), located 25.3 mi (40.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), which is 39.6 mi (63.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Domblans-Voiteur Station, Montain-Lavigny Station and Poligny St-Lothain Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Jura?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 799 holiday lettings around Jura. From 82 cottages to 139 chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountainside property in Jura?

Nestle yourself and your family in the mountains and prepare for spectacular sunrises, magical stargazing and a whole lot of fresh air. HomeAway has no less than 397 mountain holiday rentals available. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has plenty more options, including:

  • 384 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 353 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 289 lakeside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Jura?

Our house holiday rentals are real properties for real travellers. With tons of space to spread out, they're perfect for those who want to live like a local. There are 214 houses currently available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £25 a night. If that doesn't agree with your crew's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Apartment: 206 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.
  • Chalet: 142 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £35 per night.
  • Cottage: 90 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £37 per night.

Can I stay in Jura in a large group?

The recipe for a memorable getaway is spending time with friends and family in an entirely new place. If you'll be visiting with a large group, HomeAway can help. House holiday rentals are the most popular option for large groups, with 58 listed here. In the area, the rental options that can house larger sized groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we offer 195 rental accommodation appropriate for that size. Spend a night from just £23.
  • If you've got 5 in your squad, you'll be happy to discover that there are 117 holiday rentals suitable. Prices start at £25 a night.
  • Hunting down rentals catering to 8 people? You'll be happy to know we have 70 that'll be ideal. You can grab one from just £43 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you can bring your aunt, your cousins and all your buddies to Jura.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Jura?

Those narrow hotel hallways are no place to spend those precious holiday moments! Look through our economical holiday rentals today and make sure everyone in your group has enough room to spread out. When it comes to finding a fantastic deal, your first stop should be Dole. Here, HomeAway has 26 holiday rentals at an average price of £61 a night. Saint-Claude is another great option. HomeAway has 280 and the average price is around £68 a night.

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