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Echappée jurassienne

To cut across the countryside from Dole to Saint-Claude passing through Les Rousses ski resort: such is the promise of Echappée Jurassienne.


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This itinerary offers 300 km of long-distance hiking paths from the banks of the Doubs to the Jura Mountains, through vineyards and great sites listed with UNESCO, Salines d’Arc-et-Senans and Salins-les-Bains.

This itinerary through the great sites of Jura takes you from the plain to the heights of the Jura Mountains.

Along 300 km of well-marked, officially approved hiking paths, discover the unexpected treasures of this abundant area: majestic forests, saltworks and Royal Saltworks listed as world heritage with UNESCO, emblematic valleys, a surprising wine-growing area with no fewer than seven AOC wines, refreshing lakes and waterfalls, and many other spectacular features of a land shaped by extraordinary geological circumstances.
Well-deserved stopovers offer you the chance to enjoy the area’s gourmet specialities, including wines and local dishes with tastes you might never have experienced before.

This journey can be tailored to your desires and is to be enjoyed at your own pace: take the itinerary that tempts you the most, from the north to the south or the other way around. If you are looking for a challenge, you might opt for a crossing from Dole to Saint-Claude passing through Les Rousses ski resort in 1- days!

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Duration of the route : Two to sixteen days
Length of the path : 300 km


Outstanding feature of the route

The largest hiking itinerary in the Jura area

A journey to be tailored from two to sixteen days

300 km of well-marked, GR®-approved hiking trails

A wide variety of scenery and sites to discover

Easy access

Luggage transport service available

More than 100 accommodations along the itinerary

Online and print supports, as well as a technical consultant at your service to help you prepare your trip according to your desires.

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