Clairvaux-les-Lacs

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TownClairvaux-les-Lacs
Insee code39154
Postcode39130
Latitude46.5762330
Longitude5.7510530
AltitudeFrom 450 to 826 meters
Surface12.29 km²
Population1452 inhabitants
Density118 inhabitants/km²

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National labelsCogna at 720 m
Chief townLons-le-Saunier (at 22 km, 26 min)Hautecour at 1.6 km
DepartmentJuraBoissia at 2.2 km
RegionFranche-ComtéSearch another town

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SIGHTSEEING

  • Church and Castle Clairvaux-les-Lacs:
  • Church St. Nithya Romanesque building has been altered several times. In 1808, the church received five magnificent paintings by great masters of the 18th century, from Versailles.
  • From the castle of the 12th century, there remains today a single tower on four of origin.
  • The lakes Clairvaux-les-Lacs:
  • The small lake, private, aptly named because it has an area of 17.1 ha.
  • The big lake, it extends over 56.5 hectares. It was in its waters were found the remains of a lake. This lake, situated at the foot of the village the village is well equipped to accommodate lovers of water activities (beach lifeguard in the summer, diving, pedalo hire, catering ...). Accessible by a shot to the water for the disabled.
  • Exhibition of Archaeology on the lake cities and the lives of men Neolithic (opened in July and August).
  • The museum of machinery to feed and roam the world, the museum features 100 wooden models made entirely by hand (some are 3 feet!) By an unusual character who has spent 45 years of his life for this achievement: agricultural machinery, locomotive, car, plane ... An exhibition of 90 paintings depicting landscapes Jura complete the visit. Enquiries +33 3 84 25 81 77.
  • Route tree climbing (the highest and largest adventure park in the region of lakes, 5 golf shaded progressive difficulty, 2 zip lines and thrills safely).
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Clairvaux
Information pointsTourist Office of Clairvaux-les-Lacs

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Randotours lakes, hiking, mountain biking and cycling: in July.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • The cascades of Hedgehog Inground a remote, the river descends Hedgehog 805 meters in a series of seven waterfalls and 31sauts. A trail of 7 km you will discover this great natural site. Three possible access: Doucier, and The Bonlieu Frasnois.
  • The Seven Lakes classified site: This site called Little Scotland, located on the plateau and Frasnois Bonlieu includes seven lakes, each with their own identity and characteristics (Little and Great Lakes Maclu, Vernois Fioget, Narlay , Hay and Bonlieu).
  • Lake Vouglans: This is the third largest reservoir of France who held meanders majestically on 35 km long.
  • Activities at Country Lakes and Little Mountain: walking, riding or cycling, fishing, boating (canoe, yacht, cruising, swimming ...), sensational activities (canyoning, via ferrata, climbing, microlight ...), farm tours, caves and remote, family activities, gardens to visit, heritage (churches and villages, museums, archaeological sites), food (fruit, wine ...) and crafts.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Tree and rock-climbing adventure trailEntertainment20 €Saint-Maur (13.1 km)
Treasure hunt in a hedged mazeEntertainment6 €Saint-Maur (13.3 km)
Mountain bike ride on the wine routeNature and the outdoorsFrom 150 € to 360 €Lons-le-Saunier (18.6 km)
Horse ride among vineyards and lakesNature and the outdoorsFrom 20 € to 70 €Fay-en-Montagne (20 km)
Fly fishing in the Jura riversNature and the outdoors110 €Champagnole (21 km)

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The Church of ClairvauxThe Church of Clairvaux
The FrasnéeThe Frasnée
 
Cascade Hedgehog aroundCascade Hedgehog around

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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant Le Pic Vert
Doucier
- Restaurant flavors Jura few wings from Lake Chalain and waterfalls of the Hedgehog. Enjoy your family, friends, lovers the pleasure of being coconnés in this haven of peace shaded...
Located 9.3 km from Clairvaux-les-LacsFrom 15 € to 25 € per person 
Bistronomic restaurantLe Bistrot des Terrasses   NEW
Plaisia
Chef's farms in the region, often organic, natural wines.
Located 10.7 km from Clairvaux-les-LacsFrom 20 € to 25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Valouse  
9.7
Orgelet
At the heart of the Jura, a region of lakes and mountains, the hotel-restaurant is located La Valouse in the small town of Orgelet, birthplace of Cadet Roussel. In this place rich in...
Located 12.3 km from Clairvaux-les-Lacs34 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Chalet with 1 bedroomL'Inattendue des lacs    
9.9
Clairvaux-les-Lacs
This is with a view of the two lakes that we have the pleasure to welcome you in this chalet in Jura plank. Enjoy this guest room (family suite), modern and comfortable cocoon of 35...
Located in Clairvaux-les-Lacs65 € the double room 
Apartment with 6 bedroomsApartment with 6 bedrooms  
Le Frasnois
5 Bed and breakfast in our guest house, a beautiful and large renovated farm 3 ears Gite de France. 5 Rooms for 2 to 4 people including one suite and one bedroom downstairs (Billiard...
Located 13 km from Clairvaux-les-Lacs67 € the double room 
Farm with 3 bedroomsLes hypolites    
9.1
Saint-Pierre
3 cottages in a restored farmhouse from 1802 claséee 3 ears. 2 bedrooms double beds. 1 room with 3 beds 90. la kitchen at your disposal for your meal: it is fully equipped, dishwasher,...
Located 13.3 km from Clairvaux-les-Lacs56 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsGîte des Planets   NEW
Prénovel
Our cottage is located in a renovated farmhouse, typical of the Haut-Jura. The accommodation comprises on the ground floor : living room with open fireplace, tv and dvd (dvd not included)...
Located 9.7 km from Clairvaux-les-LacsFrom 280 € to 340 € per week 
Chalet for 6 personsGîtes des planchettes du lac de Chalain  
8.4
Marigny
Cottages and lodgings in our home with heated pool, comfort, located on the edge of the forest in the village of Marigny. At 1500 m from the lake Chalain. Quiet, close to hiking tr...
Located 12.2 km from Clairvaux-les-Lacs970 € per week 
House for 4 personsGites Les Charmilles  
9.6
Marigny
2 storey detached houses located in a stalemate for exclusive use: the calm and peaceful. Not overlooked (surrounded by meadows on 3 sides), you can enjoy the view over the village,...
Located 12.2 km from Clairvaux-les-LacsFrom 290 € to 690 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
180 places over 6 haCamping trelachaume    
8.7
Maisod
Friendly and beautiful campsite, overlooking Lake Vouglans. Beach, fishing, water sports, marina at 800 m. Playground, petanque, ping-pong, tv room, animations in high season, snack...
Located 12.9 km from Clairvaux-les-LacsFrom 12 € to 16.60 € per day 
60 places over 6 haCamping du Gît  
Montigny-sur-l'Ain
Our camping du gît is located close to the lake of Chalain and the Ain river on a plateau divided in 3 parts by trees that gives peaceful and shady pitches (100 to 150 square metre...
Located 15.3 km from Clairvaux-les-Lacs13 € 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 16.6 km from Clairvaux-les-LacsFrom 12.50 € to 16.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel Les 2 Lacs - Hotel in Clairvaux-les-LacsHotel Les 2 Lacs    
8.8
Clairvaux-les-Lacs
The Hotel Les 2 Lacs is located in the Jura in the heart of Clairvaux les lacs in a quiet street, only 500 meters from the lake with its beach. Regional specialities can be enjoyed...
Located in Clairvaux-les-LacsRoom from 71 €
Hotel Restaurant La Chaumiere du Lac - Hotel in Clairvaux-les-LacsHotel Restaurant La Chaumiere du Lac    
7.3
Clairvaux-les-Lacs
Hotel Restaurant La Chaumiere du Lac is situated on Clairvaux lake front and 750 metres from the centre of town. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi in public areas and an on-site restaurant...
Located in Clairvaux-les-LacsRoom from 50 €
Chalet Les Crozats - Hotel in Clairvaux-les-LacsChalet Les Crozats     
7.2
Uxelles
Situated in the picturesque Jura village of Uxelles, this holiday park features an indoor swimming pool, hammam and a sauna. The restaurant serves regional specialities. Chalet Les...
Located 4.2 km from Clairvaux-les-LacsRoom from 65 €

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Hôtel Auberge de Chavannes
Set in the heart of the Jura vineyards, Hôtel Auberge de Chavannes is located in Chavanne and provides soundproofed accommodations. You can relax on the...
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