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Chapelle-des-Bois

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Doubs

Chapelle-des-Bois - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Doubs
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Chapelle-des-Bois is reputed to be the Mecca of skiing in winter and mountain biking in summer. Everything has been thought in the village for families and offer activities for every age. Snow is present Christmas to March and summer periods are ideal for hiking, walking and cycling.

Geographical information

MunicipalityChapelle-des-Bois
Postcode25240
Tourism label
Latitude46.5971819 (N 46° 35’ 50”)
Longitude6.1129580 (E 6° 6’ 47”)
AltitudeFrom 1006m to 1374m
Surface area39.69 km²
Population279 inhabitants
Density7 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBesançon (106 km, 1h43)
Insee code25121
IntercommunalityCC des Hauts du Doubs
DepartmentDoubs
RegionFranche-Comté

Nearest cities & towns

Bellefontaine6.9 km (10 min)
Foncine-le-Bas10.6 km (23 min)
Chaux-Neuve11.3 km (16 min)
Morbier12.7 km (17 min)
Châtelblanc13.1 km (17 min)
Les Planches-en-Montagne13.6 km (28 min)
Petite-Chaux14.3 km (18 min)
Le Crouzet14.7 km (21 min)
Morez15 km (22 min)
Reculfoz16 km (21 min)
Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux16.1 km (21 min)
Foncine-le-Haut17 km (22 min)
Mouthe17.3 km (21 min)
Les Pontets18.2 km (24 min)

Things to see and do

Sports and recreation: skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, winter, hiking, mountain biking in the summer.

Ski School "glides Nordic" offering entertaining introduction to sports: skiing, ski touring, biathlon.

Mosquito Club and Junior Club for children.

In summer, with the association "Green Tourism and White" discovery walks free for leisure lodges in the village.

Check out the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste (seventeenth century) included in the inventory of historical monuments. Many farms in the 17th and 18th centuries, one of which houses a museum.

Lake Dead Lake and Bellefontaine.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

The last Sunday of January: Soaring organized by the Nordic Ski Club Black Mountain. Original race in teams of 2.

February: Cross-country ski race long distance: Transjurassienne.

The last Sunday of June: Smugglers Rando. Hiking, sports and cultural activities in the footsteps of the last war couriers.

The second weekend of August: Bio weekend and Environment.

Photos

The center of the village in winter
The center of the village in winter
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Church Monument Historical
Church Monument Historical
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Dead Lakes and Bellefontaine
Dead Lakes and Bellefontaine
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The Cross of Landrys
The Cross of Landrys
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cliff Risoux
cliff Risoux
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The village at the foot of Risoux
The village at the foot of Risoux
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The church was seen from the Swin Golf
The church was seen from the Swin Golf
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The Village of Spring Chapelle-des-Bois
The Village of Spring Chapelle-des-Bois
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Moo ! the star of the county!
Moo ! the star of the county!
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Dead Lakes and Bellefontaine
Dead Lakes and Bellefontaine
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Lac des Mortes and Bellefontaine
Lac des Mortes and Bellefontaine
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Dead Lakes and Bellefontaine
Dead Lakes and Bellefontaine
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Weather

Friday 6 march
Min. -4°C - Max. 7°C
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Saturday 7 march
Min. -3°C - Max. 11°C
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Sunday 8 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 12°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Ski jump at Chaux-Neuve.

Source du Doubs in Mouthe.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Whitewater rafting on the Dranse
Sports sensations38 € to 65 € Thonon-les-Bains (38 km)
Hot-air balloon flight in Jura
Nature and the great outdoors160 € to 200 € Le Vernois (42 km)
Unusual walk or snowshoe hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 25 € Saxel (44 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Bernard Rock Circuit
HikeAthletic3h30Bellefontaine (5.8 km)
The Cimante waterfalls
HikeIntermediate2h45Thoiria (30 km)
Dan Cross
HikeEasy1h45Poligny (41 km)
Tour of Mollard de Nétru
Village visitIntermediate1h30Chancia (46 km)
Nezan - Montcusel
HikeIntermediate4h30Dortan (46 km)

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