Camping Les Bords de Loue
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À Because is a strategic place to discover the Jura and feel the Franche-Comté. Immerse yourself in the 1000 lakes region and radiate in this sumptuous department. The charming town of Parcey, nestled in the greenery between Loue and Doubs, will enchant you. You will be seduced by the canal and the XNUMXth century Saint-Germain church.th century, listed in the supplementary inventory of Historic Monuments. A Corinthian cross from 1613 will catch your eye. You will meditate on the 9-hole golf course installed on 36 hectares. You will think that Parcey is a reminiscence of Perrecey, who, it is said, owes its name to a terrible legend. An ancient lake stood where you are. A very beautiful young girl, desperate to know her knight was swallowed up, pierced the lake. In desperation, it was dried up. The lake, not the knight...
Along the water
Lakes and rivers
A nice walk to Ouhans will guide you in the footsteps of this beautiful Loue (Loyes in old French). You have to be quite a good walker, free to move around, but you will rub shoulders with the mystery of La Vouivre... Returning to the Loue de Parcey, you will have the choice of water activities at the Lake Chalain. You will plant your parasol on a sandy beach, and give free rein to the hard work of sunbathing. The tour of the lake, on foot, by bike, or even on horseback is a treat.
If you are sinner, the Loue in its upper part is 1st category. the Camping the banks of the Loue thinking of you, by providing you with fishing permits: Shads, pike, perch... Red Trout Lake has a suggestive name. You will also pass from one lake to another of the 4 Lakes from La Frasnois.
Discovery of fauna and flora
La Girard Nature Reserve in Givry is a privileged place for gathering and observing birds. The 135 hectares of wetlands are located in a migration corridor. A well-marked hiking trail leads to the observatory. You are advised to plan 1 hour 30, despite the small 2 kilometers. Indeed, you will be curious about everything. You will see the kingfisher, the small plover, the egrets, herons and cormorants... Or perhaps the forest cat on the lookout for an aquatic shrew! The flora is so dense that you will not be able to complete the observation of the 330 species: Flowering rush, sea nymph, frog moraine, arrowhead arrowhead. And cover up, mosquitoes sometimes love walkers.
The Jura has a backbone: The Jura Wine Route. So do somewine tasting ! Leave the water of the lakes behind and follow the shores of Salins-les-Bains, Arbois and its Jura Vine and Wine Museum. Because Arbois is Ar/Bos. It is the fertile land in Celtic, land tormented with marl, clay and silica. Follow your route to Poligny, Voiteur, Château Chalon, Lons-le-Saunier or even Beaufort. Varied, with character, with 4 AOCs (Côte de Jura, l'Etoile, Arbois, Château-Chalon), these wines will be an apprenticeship in respect in tasting. The Crémants will titillate your taste buds, the Liquoreux Vins de Paille, resulting from a late work on the desiccated grapes, will satisfy you. So, you will look for the mineral or the fleshy, the spicy or the warm...
Markets and gastronomy
You won't miss farmers' markets and greengrocers, because the local products are innumerable. Many are very old, many shine with the gold, silver or bronze of their medals: Comté, Morbier with vegetable charcoal, cancoillotte, Bleus, sausages from Morteau, Montbéliard, plain or smoked. Many go well with the Jura morel, a rare treasure. And Jura wine provides such harmony! Don't forget that the Jura is the forest, therefore the wood, lovingly worked, sculpted, painted. Take the opportunity to bring back beautiful creative, useful or fun souvenirs. Anticipate gifts and family celebrations!
If you are one of those who want to take off, gain height, before tasting all these dishes from a rich gastronomy, you will be delighted by paragliding, hot-air ballooning, hang-gliding or ULM. Since Paragliding Jura, in Courlaou or Poupel Free Flight, in St Thiebaud, the tunes await you. Anyway, your holidays will be enchanted, and back to Camping The edges of Loue in Parcey, you will have only one desire: to return to this enchanting Jura.
The riding centers are numerous and diversely distributed around Dole. The center of Dole, Rahon, the Grange l'Étang, the Lime Forest, will advise you according to your level, on initiations and walks. You can of course take advantage of the center located only 4 kilometers from the camping.
When you follow, in Emerald Land, the spectacular 7 Hedgehog waterfalls, 7,5 kilometers of pure wonders await you. Since Lons-le-Saunier, the classified site opens its doors to you. Scenographic area, information point, activities at the Maison des Cascades, shop... There is a charge for parking but gives you the Cascades Pass. Wear good shoes and keep your dog on a leash. Three loops are accessible to all depending on the starting point. The Saut Girard, from Le Belvédère, is also accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Le Pierre de Bresse Castle, its moats, its eco-museum, its park, opens its beautiful doors to you. MAJESTIC ! And you can enjoy its exhibitions and its tea room. An Adventure Mômes booklet is offered to your children. the Castle of Ferney-Voltaire, meanwhile, will restore the Enlightenment to you. It was a retreat and vacation spot for the great philosopher. The Chateau d'Arlay, XVIIIth, eclectic and historic, is magical! It combines breathtaking views, the decline of history, since it was built on an old feudal stronghold, a refined interior and a location in the wine-growing region, as evidenced by a sumptuous cellar.
The train of swallows
And if you feel like it, on a nice full day, you'll take the Swallow Train. Grand. Between Dole and Saint-Claude, 2 hours over 30 kilometres, through the Forêt de Chaux and the vineyards of Arbois. You will go through viaducts, tunnels and steep rails, to Saint-Claude, which in itself is a "Must". If you can, visit the Pipe and Diamond Museum. Here again, you will dive into the artisanal, artistic, cultural, geological and human history. Ask at the Tourist Offices of Saint-Claude or Dole. Reservation is mandatory.
As you circulate from towns to towns and villages carrying our history, do not miss the mythical city of Baume-les-Messieurs. It nestles in a generous Natura 2000 circus and its cliffs. A Benedictine abbey, a Romanesque abbey church, including the XNUMXth century Flemish altarpieceth century alone is remarkable… But also a stone bridge, not to mention the caves and Reculée, or the Tufs waterfall… All are worth a long visit.
Lons-le-Saunier, its thermal baths, a place of history and cures, will welcome your tourist stroll under the arcades. The Clock Tower, the Rouget de Lisle Museum, famous orchestrator of the Marseillaise, the XNUMXth century Hôtel Dieuth and its sumptuous apothecary will punctuate your steps. Then jump into the food industry of the XXth century and visit the La Vache Qui Rit museum!
Unesco World Heritage
À Salins-les-Bains, also a spa town, you will be surprised by the forts, one of which was remodeled by Vauban, the Notre-Dame dome in glazed tiles, so shimmering and unique, or the narrow streets full of character. Go without hesitation to the Grande Saline, Unesco World Heritage, extension of the Royal Saltworks of Arc et Senans. You will discover 1200 years of salt history. An impressive bath in the history of societies over the centuries.
Tourist documentation to download
- Haut Jura mountain bike brochure
- Tourist map the essentials in the Emerald Land
- Haut Jura tourist guide
- Row of Swallows
- Haut Jura travel diary
- Wine tourism in the Jura vineyards
- Programming of activities in the land of lakes and small mountains
- Map of the city of Dole
- Dole tourisme, the treasure of the Vouivre
- Tourist Guide Jura 2020
- Jura country tourist map
- Lime Forest
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