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Les Rousses

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Jura

Les Rousses - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Jura
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Situated in the Upper Jura Regional Nature Park, not far from the Swiss border, Les Rousse ski resort consists of four villages that are Bois-d'Amont, Lamoura, Les Rousses and Prémanon. In winter, different activities, such as the Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and snowshoes hiking, are possible here.

In summer, the Rousse lake is perfect for water activities in a beautiful setting. Hiking and mountain biking in the magnificent landscapes of the Upper Jura massif also are among the summer activities offered.

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Les Rousses

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.

Things to see and do

In the summer program, many activities for all to share with family: hiking, horse riding, scooters, mountain biking, cycling, VAE, two 18 hole golf courses, climbing, canyoning, swimming in the two lakes of the resort, boating (rentals), mini-golf, archery, biathlon, photo guided outings (summer and winter)... Not to mention special children activities: garden Rouxy (with: trampolines, bouncy castle, speed ball, etc.), underground adventure secret mission in the footsteps of commandos at Fort des Rousses, children's clubs and many other activities to discover!

In winter, the resort of Les Rousses change of scenery! You expect: 50 km of downhill runs on several massive and 200 km of Nordic ski trails spread over 6 sectors. Enjoy skiing but also snowshoeing, skijoring ski, walks on foot or by sled dogs in the beautiful landscapes with pines, spruces that hides many animals that reflect the nature preserve!

In the fall, the forests become a hot festival of colors, contrasting with the colors of the Jura lakes; it is also the season of Désalpe: herdsmen in the region celebrate this event and offer a procession of decorated herds residents and visitors.

In all seasons, after a wilderness activity, visit museums and artisans of the station that will explain with passion the expertise and history of Upper Jura.

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

The Rousses resort hosts major events throughout the year:

Photos

Lac des Rousses
Lac des Rousses
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Landscape - Station des Rousses
Landscape - Station des Rousses
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Snowshoeing - Station des Rousses
Snowshoeing - Station des Rousses
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Landscape - Station des Rousses
Landscape - Station des Rousses
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Les Rousses Village
Les Rousses Village
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Lac des Rousses, seen from the south bank (© J.E)
Lac des Rousses, seen from the south bank (© J.E)
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Lac des Rousses seen from the south shore ( © Jean Espirat )
Lac des Rousses seen from the south shore ( © Jean Espirat )
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High Valserine valley ( © Jean Espirat )
High Valserine valley ( © Jean Espirat )
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

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