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The 2 ski resorts in the Jura department (39)

List of the ski resorts in the Jura department :

There are only 2 ski resorts in the department of Jura, unlike its Massif, which is also on the department of Ain :

Ski resortCommuneName of the MassifName of the ski area (if connected)Number of ski runs Ski area (in KLM)Number of cross-country ski trailsNordic area (in klm)Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m)Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m)Average score according to /10
Les RoussesLes RoussesMassif du Haut-JuraLes Rousses5552382271 1601 6807,7
Bellefontaine Alpine SpaceBellefontaineMassif du Haut-JuraBellefontaine Alpine Space5514601 0001 2616,1

The Jura department

The department of Jura, which means «  mountain forest « , carries its name from the Gallic juris, which means  » mountain forest « . It is one of the eight departments of the region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. It is part of the historical and cultural territory of Franche-Comté. The prefecture is Lons-le-Saunier.

The Jurassiens are the inhabitants of Sèves. It receives the code 39 of the Insee and the Post office. What if you decided to ski in the Jura this winter? There are several ski resorts with specific characteristics for novices or experts. Let’s discover together Jura in SKI mode and see what we can find!

The massif JurassicThe Jura is a medium-sized mountainous area, where cross-country skiing is possible. The many villages that have been preserved quite authentic bring additional charms to the pleasure of discovery. The Jura massif, famous for its mythical  » TransjurassienneThe « Transjurassienne » is an exceptional place in the French ski landscape, offering Nordic ski lovers one of the most beautiful areas in France with 2,500 kilometers of cross-country ski trails. Ideal for lovers of wide open spaces and serenity. Those who prefer downhill skiing will find their account in MétabiefLes Rousses or Monts Jura, resorts that have invested heavily to ensure the permanent pleasure of skiing.

Les Rousses

The village of Les Rousses, in the heart of the Parc naturel Régional du Haut-Jura, is in fact a group of four villages: Les Rousses, Prémanon, Lamoura and Bois d’Amont. With an altitude ranging from 1,120 to 1,680 m and allowing to ski on sixty routes without counting the Nordic area with its 220 km of tracks.

Want to have a great time in family And to ski? The resort of Les Rousses offers 4 massifs prepared for apprentice and experienced skiers, with breathtaking white landscapes and « invest » 1000 ways! The best part of the Les Rousses program? Breathtaking white landscapes, which can be done on foot, with snowshoes or by sled…


The resort of Monts Jura is located in the valley of the Valserinein the north of the massif. All levels of skiers are accepted: from beginners to freeriders, as well as families. The Nordic skiing is about 50 km long and 120 kilometers for alpine skiing.

The Mont-Jura Resort, located on the highest peaks of the massif of the Jura, offers the perfect balance between  » ski pleasure and ski nature « . Facing the most beautiful perspectives of Europe and about twenty minutes from Geneva. On the slopes!


North of the massif, Métabief is known for its incredible view. 40 km of alpine downhill and more than 270 km of nordic trails are at your disposal.

Slipping from one activity to another and scenery. From downhill skiing to Nordic sports, thawing out a frozen lake for a view of the AlpsEverything is at your disposal here. Choosing Métabief means taking the mountain at its word without risk. It is to opt for a winter program rich in diversity of pleasures

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