7 km from the Swiss border and 2 km from the RN 57 Pontarlier-Lausanne, Métabief village is situated at the foot of Morond, renowned for its exceptional scenery. In a small area (574 ha), the territory of the town sprawls from 930 m altitude Creek Reach the red until 1420 m summit Morond.
Métabief, from Old French "mete" or "meth" meaning terminal and reach (stream) takes its name from its strategic position Creek Reach The Red served in the 13th century boundary between baroichage Pontarlier and lordship of jougne which he depended. After farming activities needed to feed its people, Métabief operating iron mines from the 15th century and several forms of craft were developed for making agricultural tools necessary to work the land and forest use. The decline of the iron industry in Métabief as Franche-Comte, began in the mid 19th century due to the importation of iron from Belgium and Scotland and the need for replacement of charcoal by coal. The population is then devoted mainly to agriculture (cereals and milk) and then mainly for milk production, before embarking on a new economic turnaround in 1953 that 25 years later, made the town a station national sports winter.
Today, the resort offers 40 km of winter ski slopes and snow park.
270 km of marked hiking trails to get drunk on fresh air! Not to mention the GR (hiking trail) for hikers (map on sale in the offices of the Tourist Office).
Plenty of theme-familiarize yourself with the history, wildlife, flora du Haut-Doubs or follow the footsteps of shepherds in the heart of a generous nature.
Chairlift Morond: access to the top of Mont d'Or.
Support: want big spaces? Professionals will be happy to assist you off the beaten traditional and you will discover another side of the mountain.
GPS Safari: The ride new generation: Treasure Hunting in the 21st century with your own GPS or GPS rental, find the caches! Roadmap puzzles available in the offices of the Tourist Office.
JBW: Great Crossing Jura - Jura Mountains is now cross on foot or mountain bike through the route of the LWG, which also comes in other variants.
Métabief ... bike culture: summer, Métabief turns into a playground for all lovers of two wheels! Pistes, freeride, enduro, four cross, play areas for handling of an ATV family, technical or feelings ...
Down: 4 pistes (downward path composed of various areas across the mountain or forest trails): the family, green slope of 5.4 km - In the wood, blue trail 5.8 km - The permanent , red trail 3 km - The new black, black trail of 2.5 km.
Enduro: 4 tracks (mainly downward path varied with flat parts or upgrades): Walk gazebos, green slope of 5.5 km - Enduro du Mont d'Or, red run of 6 km - buff, blue track 7 km - East Trail, black trail of 5 km.
Free ride: 3 tracks of free-ride (route down on a nature trail decorated with technical passages. Bridges, bridge, gap ...): Free red, red trail of 4 km - Whis 1, black trail of 4 km - Whis 2, black trail of 2.5 km.
Hiking: 6 trails from Métabief compounds climbs, descents and flat sections: The village-green track 6 km - Meta wrinkle blue track 6 km - Mont Ramey, green slope of 10 km - Seignot , blue track of 11.20 km - Paradise, blue track of 13.50 km - The Alps, red slope of 22 km - 160 km of mountain bike from Métabief, Malbuisson, The Fourgs (card sold in offices Office de Tourisme).
Summer sledging: 2 tracks of 600 m for parts of slipping through the woods and meadows!
Biathlon is not just for champions! Discover this activity by foot, ski wheels, rollerblade or bike ... All means are good to put your concentration and sense of precision to the test.
Forest Park Freestyle: More than 100 tackles through woods and pastures ... From 4 years term "marmoset" unique. From 1m35: 5 types of journey to the growing difficulties. Enjoy this adventure also sensational night!
Bowling (6 tracks with automatic channels for kids, games room, terrace and playground for children outside).
Disco and Karaoke.
Horseback riding (riding lessons, rides with an instructor from beginners to experienced rider, rides for experienced riders only, possibility of training a beginner or advanced).
Runs: 40 km of runs continuously.
26 slopes: 2 black / red 11 / 8 blue / green 5.
1 Snowpark (on top of Morond) - Free access.
1 Boarder Cross Trail (bottom station).
Lifts: 20 (7 chair lifts / 13 lifts).
Snowmaking: guaranteed snow throughout the lower area.
Toboggan: the slopes (near the kindergarten ESF).
Newsroom picnic: Paul Charlin room to Métabief (the slopes).
Cross country skiing: 65 km of tracks. Access: Métabief village and above the villages of Mont d'Or and Longevilles Rochejean.
Wooden products (design and manufacturing of wood products, customization, decoration hand, demonstration of a paint job on wood) Jougne.
Basketry Workshop (making wicker) to Plénise.
Meat Packers (possibility to visit tuyé) in The Cluse-and-Mijoux and Gilley.
Chocolate (demonstrations of design for casting, ganache, pralines, chocolate tasting, chocolate and pastry courses) in Pontarlier.
Juraparc Vallorbe (Switzerland): Park bears, wolves and bison herd coexistence of America in semi-freedom.
Prehistoric Park: Dino-Zoo Charbonnières to-the-Trees: prehistoric animals and men.
Fort de Pré-Giroud 1939-1945 Vallorbe (Switzerland).
Caves of Vallorbe.
Cave Osselle: one of the oldest tourist caves known for its beautiful natural scenery, the variety of its crystals, its geological, historical treasures and prehistoric.
Poudrey Chasm: the largest underground room furnished in France! A wonderful world to discover real underground geological phenomena during a guided tour and tour. Effects of light, sound, images and water.
Rock climbing, caving, archery, canoeing, horseback riding, mountain biking, adventure park in the trees, canyoning ...
Devalkart and quad.
Tourist train to New Hospital.
Family Fishing: Fish in Jougne: 4 pools open for trout fishing for the whole family.
Bowling, Karting in Pontarlier.
Ice Rink Vallorbe (Switzerland).
Spa of Yverdon (Switzerland): 3 thermal pools, Jacuzzis, whirlpool, massage jets, saunas, steam baths and Japanese.