The Jura vineyard

  • Baume-les-Messieurs


    © CDT Jura

  • Château-Chalon


    © Christian Michel / CDT Jura


    In the heart of the Franche-Comté, a multifaceted wine region reveals its treasures: 4 AOC regions (Côtes du Jura, L’Étoile, Arbois, Château-Chalon), 2 AOC products (Crémant and Macvin), 2 non-AOC classifications (Vin Jaune, Vin de Paille), and 5 grape varieties (Savagnin, Poulsard, Trousseau, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir).

    Out & about

    • Arbois, Poligny, Lons-le-Saunier featuring La Vache qui rit (Laughing Cow) museum, thermal baths, and golf
    • Baume-les-Messieurs: Imperial Abbey, Reculée de Baume, waterfalls, and caves
    • Château Chalon: cellars, panoramics views of Salins-les-Bains, Grande Saline saltworks (UNESCO World Heritage site), and thermal baths
    • Sud-Revermont: the ruins of the château of Chevreaux, Reculée de Gizia, and Saint-Amour featuring an apothecary and former royal prisons

    A unique experience

    The Jura Wine route

    A region with an outstanding heritage that boasts an ancient way of life, Jura has been named a "European Destination of Excellence" and has received the "Prix National de l'Oenottourisme" (the National Prize of Wine Tourism).

    "Vignobles & Découvertes" destinations

    The national Vignobles & Découvertes label helps you to prepare your weekends and short breaks in the vineyards without any hassle thanks to carefully selected services.

Things to see

Point of interest

  • Vignobles & Découvertes: Vignoble du Jura

    © All rights reserved

    Four geographical AOCs, two product AOCs, two special mentions, as well as five grape varieties all translate the amazing diversity of a multi-facetted wine-growing area.
  • Jura mountains, a natural breath

    © ATOUT FRANCE/Franck Charel

    Jura is a paradise for cross-country skiing, hiking, where family resorts are pleased to welcome you : Métabief, Monts Jura, Les Rousses, etc.
  • Rendez-vous at the Astronomical Clock of the Cathedral of Besançon

    © Centre des monuments nationaux

    Built between 1858 and 1860 by Auguste Lucien Vérité, the astronomical clock has a precise and complex mechanism consisting of over 30,000 parts and 11 movements.
  • Rendez-vous in Besançon

    © CRT Franche-Comté

    Besançon, capital of the Franche-Comté region in northern France, has certainly kept its charm over time. Its geography and unique history have successively turned Besançon from a military stronghold into a garrison town, then from a political hub to a religious capital.
  • Rendez-vous in Métabief

    © ESF

    With its 35 slopes of any levels, Métabief offers a ski for all with in backcloth an open view on the chain of the Alps.