Tourism activities in the lakes region, Frenche Jura, near the "Cascades du Hérisson" waterfalls

Water-sports and outdoor activities

Want calm, nature and swimming? Come relax at our hotel located in Clairvaux-les-Lacs.

Between lakes and mountains, the site is discovered all year long. Discover the beaches and the shops near Clairvaux, but also the famous Hérisson waterfalls, the lake of Vouglans ...

In winter, go to Prenovel, high place of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, unless you 20 minutes from the hotel, or for downhill skiing we are 1 hour from the slopes of the Stations des Rousses.

Windsurfing on the lake

The 'Région des Lacs' offers a wide range of activities and places to visit, all within easy access and at relatively close distances from the Hotel. The orgue, (church organ) in Clairvaux-les-Lacs is just opposite the Hotel and worth a visit. Clairvaux-les-Lacs has a unique museum of scale models of a variety of vehicles together with over 100 paintings by Marcel YERLY; in all, 1,000 m² of exhibits.
Further information on:  www.museemaquettebois.fr

Moirans-en-Montagne offers a very interesting and complete 'Toys Museum' to be enjoyed by all, and especially children with special exhibits and early-learning play areas.
Further information on:  www.musee-du-jouet.com

Things to do and places to see

In the summer season the Town Hall hosts a display featuring the lakeside dwellings from the Neolithic, Clairvaux-les-Lacs and Chalain, classed under the UNESCO National Heritage programme.

Another local produce is the 'La Vache Qui Rit' spreadable soft-cheese with their production unit in Lons-le-Saunier and their recently inaugurated Museum located on the original production area.
Further information on: www.lamaisondelavachequirit.com

Do not miss the church organ in Clairvaux-les-Lacs which is worth a visit.

Do not forget the " Percée du Vin Jaune".

Festival de Bouche à oreille en Petite Montagne

For cultural events go to  Lons-le-Saunier for a full programme of concerts, theatre productions, cinemas, and there is always the  casino, the  bowling and the  centre aquatic (public swimming pool).