Welcome to the East of France, in Franche-Comté. If the name reminds you of the Comté cheese, then you know nothing about this region. First of all, the Franche-Comté is an administrative region with four departments: Doubs, Jura, Haute-Saone and the territory of Belfort. It's starting to make sense now right? Jura has the mountain, Haute-Saone has the river, Belfort has the gastronomy ... And what if we tell you that in addition, La Franche -Comté holds a part of Burgundy, now your taste buds are in for a treat. Indeed, Burgundy is the queen of snails and the famous wine of Burgundy ... Moreover, thanks to its affirmed identity (frank), the region holds its own history, culture as well as dialects. Finally, if you are in love with nature, you can enjoy nature sites such as: the Regional Natural Park of Ballons des Vosges, Ballon d'Alsace, Plateau des Mille Etands, the Regional Natural Park of Haut-Jura, Cascades du Hedgehog, the Sain-Point lake, the Vouglans lake, the jump of the Doubs, the source of the Loue, the Circus of consolation .... In short, we spare you the details. In summary, between good food, wild and sublime nature, and without forgetting the luxurious, comfortable and affordable campsites, you are certain to spend a pleasant stay in Franche-Comté. A spotlight on three main destinations: Jura, Haute-Saône and Doubs.
A wild beauty, large expanses, a blue sky, lakes, rivers, green meadows and forests, all far from the city life, it is the setting ... of the Jura (not that of Connemara). You will find yourself singing the tune of your grandparents "Ma cabane au Canada". The Jura will reconnect you with nature for a return to the roots, away from the stress of the city and the daily grind. Whether you are sporty or not, you will appreciate strolling among the mountains of Jura and observing the splendid landscapes, but also the exceptional plant and animal species. If you are looking for height, visit Mont d'Or or Crêt des Neiges. In winter or in summer, enjoy the lakes of Chalain, Saint-Point or Vouglans, for swimming, skating on their frozen waters, fishing or just to enjoy the view. The waterfalls and sources will surround you with a magical atmosphere. You will undoubtedly be impressed by the jump of the Doubs, the waterfalls of the Hedgehog, the gorges of the Ain and the sources of Lison. Do not forget to visit Château-Chalon, Baume-les-Messieurs, Goumois, Pontarlier and taste its famous absinthe.
The famous Saône, an enchanting river, will allow you to leisurely observe the interior of the country on river trips. Admire and enjoy the color palette that the exuberant nature offers you. In addition to Saut du Doubs, enjoy the many hiking trails in Doubs to discover the region. You will visit forests, waterfalls, water points and authentic villages. And of course, you can do it according to your desires and tastes: on foot, by bike ...
It's clear as day, in Franche-Comté you can fully live your dreams.