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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Jura

Pupillin - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Jura

A true wine village, located 3 km south of Arbois, on the Wine Route du Jura, Pupillin is referred to as "World Capital of Ploussard" grape of the superb terroir of origin Pupillin.

It is very pleasant to walk in the streets of the village at the beautiful floral displays (flower label 3) focusing on the theme of wine.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude46.8840160 (N 46° 53’ 2”)
Longitude5.7597130 (E 5° 45’ 35”)
AltitudeFrom 283m to 622m
Surface area6.61 km²
Population262 inhabitants
Density39 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLons-le-Saunier (36 km, 35 min)
Insee code39446
IntercommunalityCC Arbois, Vignes et Villages - Pays de Louis Pasteur

Nearest cities & towns

Arbois3.2 km (6 min)
Buvilly4.6 km (7 min)
Mesnay5 km (9 min)
Villette-lès-Arbois6 km (13 min)
Chamole6.3 km (15 min)
Montigny-lès-Arsures6.3 km (12 min)
Chaussenans7 km (17 min)
Les Planches-près-Arbois8.1 km (12 min)
Grozon8.2 km (16 min)
Poligny8.9 km (13 min)
Tourmont10.2 km (14 min)
Les Arsures10.3 km (14 min)
La Châtelaine10.4 km (16 min)
Vadans10.9 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

Each year sees the third Sunday of September, the traditional festival of Biou. The winemakers go in procession to offer a bunch majestic St. Leger, first fruit of their harvest.


Pupillin, World Capital Ploussard
Pupillin, World Capital Ploussard
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Town Hall
Town Hall
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Wine Press
Wine Press
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Mare flowers
Mare flowers
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Fountain of the Doves
Fountain of the Doves
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Match with Mettenheim
Match with Mettenheim
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Fly fishing course
Nature and the great outdoors130 € Champagne-sur-Loue (17.7 km)
Hot-air balloon flight in Jura
Nature and the great outdoors160 € to 200 € Le Vernois (21 km)
Fly fishing in the Jura rivers
Nature and the great outdoors110 € Champagnole (22 km)
Visit a farm llamas
Nature and the great outdoors9 € Mamirolle (47 km)
Guided, themed photo trip
Arts and Crafts40 € to 70 € Les Rousses (49 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Dan Cross
HikeEasy1h45Poligny (6.5 km)
The Cimante waterfalls
HikeIntermediate2h45Thoiria (39 km)
Bernard Rock Circuit
HikeAthletic3h30Bellefontaine (43 km)
HikeEasy6h00Devecey (53 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals