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Canyoning in the Malvaux Gorges

Activity - Holidays & weekends in Foncine-le-Bas

Canyoning in the Malvaux Gorges - Activity - Holidays & weekends in Foncine-le-Bas
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Parking de la Tram'Jurassienne - Foncine-le-Bas

Come discover the canyon in the Jura in the Malvaux Gorge at foncine-le-bas. Are you new to the world of canyoning? This half-day discovery formula is for you. The Malvaux Canyon is very versatile and caters to all levels due to its many possible routes. Go for a 3-hour run. The more athletic will appreciate its jumps up to 8 meters high. The canyon consists of numerous slides, cails, a beautiful waterfall, and a siphon passage. You have the opportunity to bypass jumps and difficult obstacles. The Malvaux Gorge Canyon is an hour and a half from Besançon and 1.30am from Dijon in the heart of the Haut-Jura Regional Natural Park near the Swiss border and not far from the Route'Jurassian tram routes. It is dug by the Saine, tributary river of the Ain. You are expected at Foncine-le-Bas, close to the starting point of the activity. Upon arrival, you get to know the canyoning instructor and take part in a briefing. Canyoning equipment is provided. It includes: a helmet - A neoprene suit - Neoprene socks - A harness - A loin - A descender - Climbing ropes. The canyoning guide discusses the safety guidelines to be followed and the program of this unforgettable outing in the Jura. The start is guaranteed from 4 participants. The monitor can mix several groups to reach the sufficient number of people.


Canyoning in the Malvaux Gorges
3:00 - 1 person
45 €


Outdoor Actitivities
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Practical information

EstablishmentOutdoor Actitivities
Participants' profileAll ages
Good to knowActivity subject to weather conditions
In detail

To be expected:

  • Sports shoes to go in the water

It is possible to rent for 5 € (send your size if necessary)

  • Swimsuit
  • Replacement business

Special conditions:

  • Good physical condition required
  • Knowing how to swim
  • Practical info

Activity subject to weather and water flow


  • Available from April to October by reservation

Establishment policy

Security depositDown payment of 30% of the total service price
PaymentCheque, bank transfer, paypal, holiday cheques (chèques vacances), cash

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Places of interest nearby

Cultural Space of Foncine-le-Bas (370 m)
Ski Resort Lac des Rouges Truites (3.9 km)
Ski Resort Jura Monts Rivières (4 km)
Forest of the Mont Noir (4.8 km)
Ski Resort of the Hautes-Combes du Jura (6.5 km)
Train station of La Chaumusse (6.6 km)
Train station of La Chaux-des-Crotenay (6.7 km)
Forest of the Haut-Joux (7.2 km)
Tourist Office of Chapelle-des-Bois (7.6 km)
Abbey Notre-Dame de Migette (7.8 km)

Events nearby

Last nameDescriptionDateCity
International festival for child actors, spectators and creatorsJuly 2024Moirans-en-Montagne (33 km)
La Percée du Vin Jaune wine festival
A joyful food and drink festival to discover vin jaune and the wines of the Jura areaFebruary 2024Lons-le-Saunier (37 km)
Evian Championship
One of the biggest women's golf events in FranceSeptember 2023Évian-les-Bains (50 km)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Auberge de la Rivière
French cuisine18 € to 25 € Foncine-le-Haut (3.9 km)
Restaurant - La Table du Cébriot
French cuisine44 € to 63 € Chaux-Neuve (9 km)
Restaurant À La Ferme
French cuisine27 € Malbuisson (27 km)
Restaurant du Fromage
French cuisine31 € Malbuisson (28 km)
Le Lac
French cuisine55 € Malbuisson (28 km)
Restaurant le Tremplin
French cuisine990 € Métabief (29 km)

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Discovery of the Lac des Rouges Truites
HikeEasy1:00Lac-des-Rouges-Truites (4.5 km)
Bernard Rock Circuit
HikeAthletic3:30Bellefontaine (9.6 km)
Tower of Joux
All-terrain bike itineraryAthletic2:30Clairvaux-les-Lacs (23 km)
The Cimante waterfalls
HikeAthletic2:45Thoiria (25 km)
The tour of Etival
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1:40Les Crozets (27 km)
Drugeon and Dragon
HikeEasy1:05La Rivière-Drugeon (29 km)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Mountain cottage (900 meters above sea level)
Vacation rental500 € to 710 € per weekFoncine-le-Haut (2.6 km)
The cottage of the little hedgehog
Vacation rental400 € to 700 € per weekEntre-deux-Monts (3.6 km)
Chalet de la perrena
Vacation rental1500 € to 2550 € per weekLes Planches-en-Montagne (3.7 km)
Auberge de la Rivière
Hotel58 € to 95 € per nightFoncine-le-Haut (3.9 km)
Gites the dogwoods
Vacation rental490 € to 850 € per weekChaux-des-Crotenay (6 km)
Hôtel *** Les Tremplins
HotelChaux-Neuve (9 km)
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