LAKE OF PETIT MACLU
In 1820, the author Charles Nodier called this site Little Scotland because these still wild lakes look like region of Loch Mare. Surrounded by limestone cliffs, meadows or forests, each lake has its own colour, light and character. At Panoramic viewpoint of 4 lakes (in La Chaux du Dombief "Pic de...
WATERFALLS AND LANGOUETTE GORGES
Go to the continuation of the fairy "Langouette" ! A payful walk is offered along the river enclosed at the bottom of one of the most spectacular canyons of Jura. The fairy awaits you, for you to discover its magical environment and its hidden secrets. Do not miss it !
LAKE OF VOUGLANS
LA TOUR DU MEIX
Vouglans Lake is 35 km long, and is France’s third largest reservoir. The dam wall was built in 1968, flooding the Ain valley. The sad fate of the flooded villages like Chartreuse de Vaucluse have almost been forgotten when we consider the peaceful turquoise lake that today is a paradise for...
LAC DE L'ABBAYE AND BELVEDERE DU MOULIN
GRANDE RIVIÈRE CHÂTEAU
A 6.9 kms hiking and cycling trail guides you around this wonderful « Abbaye » lake, it’s ideal for families. The “Mill’s” belvedere is accessible by foot or by car. Access for wheelchairs is possible from the church to “l’Echappement” (escapement) with help.
LAKE OF BONLIEU
Almost completely surrounded by forest, dominated by steep rocky cliffs, Bonlieu Lake is ideal for walking. Its quiet and serene atmosphere. It's also perfect for fishing. On the southern side, a forest road leads to La Ronde viewpoint, from which there is a beautiful view on the lake
LAKE OF CHALAIN
Lake Chalain is the biggest natural lake in Jura. Between 4000 and 1000 B.C, the first farmers of Neolithic period built their villages on pillars on the shores of lake Chalain. The ruins were exceptionally well preserved under the surface of the lake. The archaeological zone is not open at the...