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Les Rousses

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Jura

Les Rousses - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Jura

The Rousse resort consists of 4 villages, Les Rousses, Lamoura, Prémanon Upstream and Wood. At an altitude ideal for enjoying nature and the beauty of lakes and border of Switzerland, this station is primarily a recreation area unrivaled for the quality of its landscapes and the wealth of activities on offer.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLes Rousses
Tourism label
Latitude46.4843400 (N 46° 29’ 4”)
Longitude6.0618060 (E 6° 3’ 43”)
AltitudeFrom 720m to 1300m
Surface area38.00 km²
Population3263 inhabitants
Density85 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLons-le-Saunier (65 km, 1h07)
Insee code39470
IntercommunalityCC de la Station des Rousses-Haut Jura

Nearest cities & towns

Prémanon8.2 km (13 min)
Bois-d'Amont9.2 km (12 min)
Morbier11.9 km (14 min)
Morez12 km (17 min)
Lamoura16.1 km (20 min)
La Mouille17.4 km (23 min)
Lajoux18.1 km (25 min)
Bellefontaine18.7 km (24 min)
Mijoux21 km (24 min)
Septmoncel22 km (26 min)
Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux22 km (27 min)
Lézat23 km (30 min)
Longchaumois25 km (31 min)
La Chaumusse25 km (29 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities


Les Rousses
Les Rousses
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Snowshoeing - Station des Rousses
Snowshoeing - Station des Rousses
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Lac des Rousses, seen from the south shore (© JE)
Lac des Rousses, seen from the south shore (© JE)
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Landscape - Station des Rousses
Landscape - Station des Rousses
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Wednesday 14 october
Min. 2°C - Max. 10°C
Thursday 15 october
Min. 0°C - Max. 12°C
Friday 16 october
Min. 0°C - Max. 11°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Photo outputs together in Bois-d'Amont, summer and winter.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided, themed photo trip
Arts and Crafts40 € to 70 € Les Rousses
Fly fishing in the Jura rivers
Nature and the great outdoors110 € Champagnole (28 km)
Whitewater rafting on the Dranse
Sports sensations39 € to 75 € Thonon-les-Bains (35 km)
Unusual walk or snowshoe hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 25 € Saxel (37 km)
Bespoke sightseeing shuttle bus tour
Entertainment25 € to 600 € Évian-les-Bains (41 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Bernard Rock Circuit
HikeAthletic3h30Bellefontaine (8.1 km)
The Cimante waterfalls
HikeIntermediate2h45Thoiria (26 km)
Tour of Mollard de Nétru
Village visitIntermediate1h30Chancia (36 km)
Nezan - Montcusel
HikeIntermediate4h30Dortan (36 km)
Discovery path of Sarsouille
HikeEasy1h40Oyonnax (40 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals