The GR59 and the circuit “le grand 8” (markup for trail riding) in front of the cottage La Vuarde, many trails are marked on the entire department.


From the site of the Vuarde (550 meters) or the Madonna, the site offers a grand view of the Bresse Valley to odds of Beaune and Mâconnais west. To the east, you will see the peaks of the Jura.
The church of the 14th century houses a fresco of the 16th century. Springs, fountains and wells are the subject of a walking tour of the village.
You will discover some hidden, the “rocher des sacrifices” and the remains of the protohistoric occupation.

Swimming areas

Lake Vouglans at 20 drive has on its 35 km long beaches, water sports (sailing, rowing, pedal boats, windsurfing).
The pool of Lons-le-Saunier: 15 minutes are open to the outside in the summer.
In the area, you will discover many wild and landscaped lakes: Lac de Chalain, the lac de Clairvaux, 4 lacs, Lac d’Etival the wildest of them all.

Heritage and culture

The churches: St Laurent la roche, St Hymetiere, Gigny AbbeyBaume les messieurs Abbey,the church of Brou in Bourg en Bresse.
Modern Art Museum of Lons le Saunier.
Gustave Courbet Museum in Ornans.
Site Villard-d’Héria” and the lac is a grand Roman site: plan the day.

In family

  • The laughin cow house in Lons le saulnier.
  • The Caborde in Orbagna (Beaufort) : wine cultural site.
  • The médiatheque in Lons-le-Saunier

The markets

  • Thursday morning in Lons le saunier (and saturday)
  • In Orgelet saturday morning.
  • In St Amour saturday morning.
  • In Maynal, local market at  18h00 ; in sommer.