What to see around Arbois
Arbois is a small wine growing town situated in the heart of the Jura region.
It will delight amateurs of « green » tourism and gastronomy and is the ideal starting point to discover the richness of our region.
The natural sites
The Jura offers a number of natural sites such as waterfalls, reculées(precipitious blind valleys typical of the Jura mountains), caves, lakes and forests. Just minutes away from our holiday park you can visit the Tufs waterfalls, the Moidons caves and the Planches reculée.
Hiking and biking lovers can discover varied and diverse landscapes thanks to 600 kilometers of signposted tracks and paths adapted to both families and the athletic.
In the heart of the town of Arbois you can find the home of Louis Pasteur. This untouched home is now a museum dedicated to his memory, where, in particular, you will discover the laboratory where he carried out his scientific experiments.
In the museum of the Vineyard and Wine of the Jura, also situated in Arbois, you can discover the history and traditions of the winegrowers in the cellars of the Museum in the Château Pécauld.
Just a few kilometers away you will discover the two saltworks in Salins les Bains and Arc et Senans. At these two UNESCO World heritage sites you will discovery the history of salt, different exhibitions and magnificent permanent and temporary gardens. A moment out of time, not to be missed.
Arbois, capital of the Jura wines, invites you to discover its 483 hectares of vineyards and its famous wines, including the « Vin Jaune » during a wine tasting in the numerous winegrowers cellars.
There are many traditional and gastronomical restaurants which will delight connoisseurs.
Close by you can visit the capital of the Comté cheese, Poligny. Here you can visit the « maison du Comté », which contributes to the identity and dynamism of this town.
There are many activities to be discoverd alone or with a family.
Fishing lovers can easily get access to the Cuisance river to carry out their favourite activity in a calm , natural environment.
Nearby you can try gliding or parapent and canoeing and kayaking in the Loue river. You can also go horse-riding.