Arbois

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Arbois
TownArbois
Insee code39013
Postcode39600
Latitude46.9028510
Longitude5.7723420
AltitudeFrom 246 to 613 meters
Surface45.42 km²
Population3738 inhabitants
Density82 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsMesnay at 1.8 km (3 min)
Chief townLons-le-Saunier (at 38 km, 35 min)Villette-lès-Arbois at 2.9 km (7 min)
DepartmentJuraMontigny-lès-Arsures at 3.1 km (6 min)
RegionFranche-ComtéSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Arbois is a remarkable natural site of vineyards, forests, a river running through the first category of "the Cuisance" which originates at the foot of the majestic Planches, which has been graded as "Natura 2000"!

Arbois is also a vineyard that prides itself on being the first AOC (AOC) wines of France May 15, 1936. This is the wine capital of the Jura with 850 ha of vines in controlled appellation, almost half of the surface of the Jura vineyards. The name Arbois is one of the best known of the four names that are Jurassiennes Côtes du Jura, the Star, and Chateau Chalon Arbois.

Arbois has many labels including restaurant and tourist site of outstanding taste. Arbois is also labeled small town character of Grandfather, a small city in France, and has been awarded the coveted land of art and history with its neighbors Poligny, symbolic capital of the County, and Salins-les-Bains, prestigious town famous for its Salt classified as World Heritage by UNESCO.

In addition, Arbois has 1800 hectares of communal forest!


SIGHTSEEING

Arbois is a city of history, culture and famous people: with an outdoor stage, concert halls, three museums: the House Pasteur, the house museum of art Sarret Grozon and Museum Vine and Wine of the Jura.

It is also the famous scientist Louis Pasteur who gives the town its international reputation. You will discover Arbois his house, his laboratory, his college, his vineyard, the family graves ...

Detailed information
TransportAerodrome of Arbois,   Train station of Arbois
Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of Arbois
Leisure centresMuseum Maison de Louis Pasteur,   Museum Sarret de Grozon,   Museum of La Vigne et du Vin
MonumentsCastle Pécauld,   Church Saint-Just d'Arbois,   Convent of the Ursulines,   House Paternelle de Pasteur,   House of the consorts Brand,   Tower Gloriette
Natural sitesForest of Arbois

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

In June: Festival Crue - Sarret Grozon Square.

June 21: Music Day - Sarret Grozon Square and downtown Arbois.

Late June: Festival organized by the African Twinning Committee of Arbois. Music, booths associations, African meal - Sarret Grozon Square.

In July: Literary Readings "The Small Festivals of Dionysus" to Arbois and throughout the Revermont.

In July: "Festi'caves" music festival and gastronomic around the AOC wines Arbois (meetings with winemakers and friendliness ...).

Early September: Feast and Ceremonies Biou to Arbois "Arbois of Painters" (painting competition).


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Nearby, the museum and the museum of Carton's Bee Mesnay.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Stained glass window course, fusing, glass slabCraft550 €Poligny (8.5 km)
Fly fishing courseNature and the outdoors130 €Champagne-sur-Loue (15.4 km)
Horse ride among vineyards and lakesNature and the outdoorsFrom 20 € to 70 €Fay-en-Montagne (16.7 km)
Horse-drawn carriage tours with a driver guideNature and the outdoorsFrom 24 € to 1400 €Champrougier (19.1 km)
Cellar tour and Jura wine tastingLocal flavoursFrom 0 € to 4.50 €Mantry (19.7 km)

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PHOTOS

View Arbois (© Philippe Bruniaux)View Arbois (© Philippe Bruniaux)
 
Castle Pécaud - Wine MuseumCastle Pécaud - Wine Museum
Romantic Cuisance (© Jean Espirat)Romantic Cuisance (© Jean Espirat)
 
Old Bridge (© Jean Espirat)Old Bridge (© Jean Espirat)
Old butchers on Cuisance (© Jean Espirat)Old butchers on Cuisance (© Jean Espirat)
 
Square Tower (© Jean Espirat)Square Tower (© Jean Espirat)
Arcade (© Jean Espirat)Arcade (© Jean Espirat)
 
Quarter on Cuisance (© Jean Espirat)Quarter on Cuisance (© Jean Espirat)
Fountain with lions and arcades (© Jean Espirat)Fountain with lions and arcades (© Jean Espirat)
 
Reculée HorseshoeReculée Horseshoe
Reculée boardwalk (© Jean Espirat)Reculée boardwalk (© Jean Espirat)
 
Reculée boardwalk ( © Jean Espirat)Reculée boardwalk ( © Jean Espirat)
Panorama (© Jean Espirat)Panorama (© Jean Espirat)
 
Panorama (© Jean Espirat)Panorama (© Jean Espirat)

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WEATHER

Friday 24 October
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Min. 1°C - Max. 10°C
Saturday 25 October
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Min. 4°C - Max. 13°C
Sunday 26 October
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Min. 7°C - Max. 16°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantCastel Damandre  
9.6
Les Planches-près-Arbois
Located in a green area at the foot of a beautiful waterfall of the Le Moulin Mother Michelle invites you to its restaurant. La Fontaine Damandre is a genuine and refined decor. You...
Located 4 km from Arbois49 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau de Germigney  
9.8
Port-Lesney
In this former mansion of the eighteenth, you will feel out of time. Surrounded by a park and along the banks of the Loue, the place is enchanting. Terrace, bathed in the orange light...
Located 11.5 km from Arbois57 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantBistrot de Port Lesney  
9.7
Port-Lesney
The Bistrot de Port Lesney is friendly meeting where you will soon feel at home. Just minutes from the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans and along the Loue, the atmosphere is simple...
Located 11.8 km from Arbois24 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 1 bedroomEn cesy    
9.7
Arbois
Located 600 meters from the city center, spacious and clear you will enjoy peace and quiet in a green to the forest on your private terrace equipped with garden furniture. The room...
Located in Arbois60 € the double room 
Farm with 3 bedroomsChe'Val d'Amour    
9.4
Écleux
3 Bed and Breakfast - 3 ears. Usability - Serenity. Haven for nature lovers. Holiday caravan. At the edge of the forest and pond, old farm typical fully renovated.  Each room has its...
Located 10.7 km from Arbois 
House with 5 bedroomsLa maison du haut    
9.1
Saint-Lothain
Gite and residence 5 bedrooms upstairs of a house of the 18th. Country inn regional and family kitchen with reservation. Open all year. Campsite of 14 pitches and five mini-cottages...
Located 14.3 km from ArboisFrom 38 € to 44 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 10 personsGite de la cascade du derochoir  
9.7
Mesnay
In a small village of Jura vineyard, large terraced house, independent, located at 2 steps from the museum of Carton, in a wooded park, with stream and pond. A 3 km from the town of...
Located 2.2 km from ArboisFrom 550 € to 800 € per week 
Farm for 6 personsGite la Combe  
9.6
Plasne
Renovated in 2008, not overlooked, in the region Poligny. Farm Near Chateau-Chalon, Baume les Messieurs, Arbois, Lake Chalain you a pleasant stay in an area rich in historical past,...
Located 13.4 km from ArboisFrom 360 € to 500 € per week 
Farm for 3 personsGîte des lutins  
9.5
Geraise
The house elves is 650 m in a leafy setting Geraise small village of 40 inhabitants, 20 km from the famous vineyards of Arbois, 9 km from the thermal baths of Salins. Comfortable cottage...
Located 14.8 km from ArboisFrom 260 € to 300 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
100 places over 3 haCamping Les Radeliers    
8.4
Port-Lesney
At the river 'La Loue' the vineyards Jura, you have a swimming and a wooded park of ancient oaks. Salins-les-Bains and Arc-et-Senans just minutes. Located near the Loue in the historic...
Located 11.3 km from ArboisFrom 12.30 € to 13.20 € per day 
90 places over 4 haFlower Camping les 3 Ours  
Montbarrey
Family campsite surrounded by greenery, riverside 'The hires' pleasure of fishing and swimming and canoeing, small private beach access. Not far from the forest of Chaux, he is good...
Located 16.2 km from ArboisFrom 12.50 € to 20.50 € per day 
110 places over 2,8 haSous Doriat  
Monnet-la-Ville
A 3-star campsite in a region with lakes and the Jura mountains, rental of mobile homes, chalets, equipped tents, camping holidays and pitches for motorhomes.
Located 20 km from ArboisFrom 12.50 € to 16.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Castel Damandre - Hotel in ArboisCastel Damandre     
7.7
Arbois
In the valley of the Arbois vineyard, in beautiful Les Planches, you will find Castel Damandre at the foot of a waterfall in lush greenery. It features 18 comfortable rooms, 2 suites...
Located in ArboisRoom from 60 €
Hotel des Cépages - Hotel in ArboisHotel des Cépages     
7.8
Arbois
In the heart of the vineyard of Jura, the Hôtel des Cépages welcomes you for a stopover, for a touristic journey or for seminars in Franche Comté. Enjoy the variety of the breakfast...
Located in ArboisRoom from 67 €
Hôtel des Messageries - Hotel in ArboisHôtel des Messageries     
8.2
Arbois
Located in the heart of Arbois, Hotel les Messageries dates from 1865 and offers a bar and a terrace. The rooms have a TV with satellite channels, a telephone and free WiFi access is...
Located in ArboisRoom from 41 €

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Castel Damandre
In the valley of the Arbois vineyard, in beautiful Les Planches, you will find Castel Damandre at the foot of a waterfall in lush greenery. It features...
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