Events, local festivals
JANUARY: Nordic Combined World Cup
FEBRUARY: The Transjurassienne (cross-country ski race)
Our Heritage sites & tourist activities
Excursions to Switzerland. The Saint-Point Lake sometimes freezes over, transforming into the largest ice rink in France. Arbois (gothic style houses). Besançon: an extraordinary city of art (old fortress town, Comté Museum, Resistance Museum, Watchmaking Museum...). Château de Joux, the Forge, Maison de la Réserve (nature reserve museum)... Source of the River Loue and the River Lison (caves). Source of the River Doubs in Mouthe. The Saut du Doubs (a 27 m waterfall springing from a cave, classified heritage site). The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans. The Parc Polaire animal park, where you’ll find a pack of free-roaming Nordic sled dogs.