• Gîtes Maison Jura

Your holidays close to the Jura Region !

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.


Holidays at the foot of the Jura Mountains

A holiday between the Doubs and Jura Regions is 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 an outstanding built heritage. Near your accommodation, there are three sites which has been classified by UNESCO Heritage :

  • the citadel of Besançon (Doubs), one of the masterpieces of Vauban
  • the Saline Royale d’Arc-et-Senans (Doubs), built by the 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 Yonne department : the basilica of Vézelay.

Jura region Gastronomy 

Do not miss our specialties such as Cancoillotte, Comté, Mont d’Or, three famous cheeses, 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 have no doubt that the human species was already living on the Boussières site from 5th century.

The village bell 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 8p.m and Sunday mornings.

Your accommodation

Set in the heights of Boussières village, 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 chave 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 two bedrooms.

In addition, you have a private terrace, an ideal place for recharging one’s batteries thanks to beautiful sunsets and thanks to the tranquility of the forest.