Trip

48 hours immersed in nature

Ideas to make the most of a perfect stay in the Franches-Montagnes

Horses in the fields, Franches-Montagnes
Horses in the fields, Franches-Montagnes. © Switzerland Tourism/Nicole Schafer
A weekend of escaping into nature. 

Have you ever felt a compelling need for wide open spaces, calming nature and majestic pine trees that look as though they belong to a film set in Montana?

Here’s a 48-hour itinerary that promises a great breath of fresh air and will appeal to your wild side. And all of this in the Jura, the real Jura... 
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Feu de camp en famille dans les Franches-Montagnes
Feu de camp en famille dans les Franches-Montagnes. © retoDuriet.com

Arrive the evening before, so you can make the most of the unique ambience of the Franches-Montagnes.

Ein schön eingerichteter Weg lädt zu einem kurzen mühelosen Spaziergang in dieses kleine Paradies ein.

Pick wild plants and discover the many ways in which they can be used.

11 legendary beers are waiting to be sampled at this local brasserie.

An unforgettable night in a Sioux teepee, a Mongolian yurt or a treehouse.

As day breaks, sip on your flask of coffee at Sommêtres after walking 45 minutes up a very steep path.

A sumptuous brunch from an organic farm is served every Sunday at the restaurant “Aux Couleurs du Terroir”.

You can enjoy free horse riding if you stay for two or more nights in the Jura from May to October!

Good to know

  • Jura-Pass: If you stay for at least one night in the canton of Jura, you can use the public transport for free and benefit from reductions for lots of activities. More...
  • Tous en selle: From May to October, if you stay for two or more nights in the canton of Jura, you’ll receive a voucher for one free hour of horse riding. More...
Les Mystères de l'Etang de la Gruère
Doubs de nature
La Buvette BFM
Rochers des Sommêtres
Restaurant Aux Couleurs du Terroir
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