Franche-Comté Region of France
Charming Undiscovered Dole in the Jura Region
Dole is a delightful, small and elegant town on the river Doubs. Designated as a Town of Art and History, Dole has classical buildings, and quiet streets and squares to wander through. Located very near Dijon in Burgundy and easily accessible by train and air, Dole makes a great city break destination.
Jura Wine Tourism
The Jura wine growing area in Franche-Comté stretches over 80 kms (50 miles). Located between Switzerland and Burgundy, the wine region is called the ‘Revermont’ in France.The vineyards produce wonderful wines, with the vin jaune and the vin de paille being the best known. Here is a guide to the wine growing areas to explore.
Get detailed information on outdoor adventures, hotels, nature and sightseeing in the beautiful border region of Franche-Comté.
Salins-les-Bains Great Saltworks
Salins-les-Bains saltworks is one of the main attractions in the Jura region. One of France’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, the museum takes you underground and into the massive factory showing the ghastly conditions of work in the salt mines.
The Jura Region of France in France-Comte
The Jura is one of France’s delightful, undiscovered regions. Part of Franche-Comté, it has beautiful scenery, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, vineyards and skiing. Discover how to plan a trip to the Jura.