Your holidays close to the Jura !
Spend your holidays near the Jura mountains in the Doubs department. Located next to the city of Besançon, your accommodation allows you to enjoy different natural landscapes and an exceptional built heritage.
A holiday at the foot of the Jura mountains
A holiday between Doubs and Jura, the opportunity to observe diverse natural landscapes. The region offers a panorama of plains, lakes and wooded mountains.
It is also an opportunity to discover a remarkable built heritage. Near your accommodation, three sites are classified as UNESCO heritage :
- the citadel of Besançon (Doubs), one of the masterpieces of Vauban
- the Saline Royale d’Arc-et-Senans (Doubs) built by architect Claude-Nicolas Ledoux,
- the Grande Saline de Salins (Jura)
Our region counts for the whole of its territory six sites classified as Unesco heritage :
- two in the Doubs: the citadel of Besançon and the Saline Royale d’Arc-et-Senans,
- two in the Jura: La Grande Saline de Salins and the the stilt houses of Chalain and Clairvaux lakes,
- one in the Côte d’Or: l’abbaye de Fontenay,
- one in the department of Yonne: the basilica of Vézelay.
Gastronomy in our region
Do not miss our specialties such as Cancoillotte, Comté, Mont d’Or or the sausage of Morteau or Montbéliard. Indeed, various recipes based primarily on cheese and cold cuts are to be discovered sprinkled with our Jura wines, one of the most prestigious is the famous Vin Jaune.
The village of Boussières
The municipality of Boussières is probably one of the oldest regional territories populated by man. Two bronze age bracelets have been discovered in this area, Roman coins and a Merovingian cemetery. Therefore, we can be certain that the human species was already living on the Boussières site from 5th century
The bell tower of the village is an historical monument.
It is one of the rare monuments in Franche-Comté dating from the first Romanesque age ( XI century).
The village has about 1100 inhabitants. Although small the village offers some services a grocery store, a bakery, a bar, a medical home, a pharmacy and a hairdresser.
Near village , at 3 km from our accommodation, you can find a supermarket that is open every day until 8h p.m and Sunday mornings.
Located on top of the village of Boussières, in a property of 40 acres, on the edge of the Forest of Chaux, the cottages of the L’Orée du Bois are composed by three modern constructions designed by an architect of Jura.
From our site, you can directly access to a trekking path and a sports path that starts in the site.
Your cottage is one of these three constructions.
On the ground floor there is an open space with living room of 30 m2 and kitchen, the bathroom and separate toilet. On the first floor, you will find the two rooms.
In addition, you have, a private terrace, where you can see beautiful sunset and recharge yourself, thanks to the quiet of the forest.