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The 4 ski resorts in the Doubs (25)

List of the ski resorts in Doubs :

There are 4 ski resorts in the Doubs

Ski resort Commune Name of the Massif Name of the ski area (if connected) Number of ski runs Ski area (in KLM and not connected) Number of cross-country ski trails Nordic 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
La Combe Saint Pierre Charquemont Massif of the Haut-Jura The Combe Saint Pierre 4 5 6 37 880 1 035 5,9
The Source of the Doubs – Mouthe Mouthe Massif du Haut-Jura The Source of the Doubs – Mouthe 4 3 17 140 927 1 172 6,1
Les Fourgs Les Fourgs Massif du Haut-Jura Les Fourgs 15 6 14 104 1 100 1 270 6,7
Métabief Mont d’Or Métabief Massif du Haut-Jura Mont d’Or 35 37 4 49 900 1 460 6,7

The Doubs department

The Doubs is a department French department of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region named after the river Doubs. It is part of the historical and cultural territory of Franche-Comté. Its headquarters (prefecture) is located in Besançon, and it has two sub-prefectures located respectively in Montbéliard and Pontarlier. The Insee and the Post Office code it 25.

In 2018, the population of Doubs The population of the Doubs was 541,454 people, or Doubiens and Doubiennes. It is the second most populated department of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region after the Saône-et-Loire and it is also the second most densely populated after the Territoire-de-Belfort.

Politically, Franche-Comté is a province French of the northeast. It is located in the east of France and Burgundy-Franche-Comté, and nearly 170 km of border shares with the Switzerland. The Mont d’Or (1 463 m), its three main rivers are the Doubs, the Ognon and the Loue.

The department of Doubs is one of the most industrialized regions of France, specialized in car manufacturing with the PSA Peugeot-Citroën plant (Stellantis group) in Sochaux, in metallurgy and in food processing. The French watchmaking industry has its cradle history in Doubs, where it is still flourishing. The microtechnology sector is home to many companies, some of which are important. Its cheeses (comté, mont d’or, morbier, cancoillotte) and charcuterie (Morteau sausage, Montbeliard sausage, smoked ham) symbolize the agriculture of the department.

The department includes the citadel of Besançon and the royal saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites, as well as the castle of Joux. Signs of a nature that emerges from itself to shine, the Doubs is known for its numerous natural sites such as the lake of Saint-Point, the waterfall of the Doubs, the sources of the Doubs, the Loue and the Lison, the cirque of Consolation, the cave of Osselle and the chasm of Poudrey.

And if you decide to ski in the Doubs this winter ? There are several ski resorts with specific characteristics for each one for the novice or the expert. Let’s discover Doubs in SKI mode and see what we can find.

On the Franco-Swiss ridges

Between these two small stations quite well equippedYou’ll have everything you need to occupy your days without the headache of parking and queuing.

  • La Combe St-PierreLa Combe St-Pierre, in Charquemont, offers all the ski activities preferred by families.
  • The ski area of Metabief has two ski lifts and a baby ski lift, Nordic trails (37 km), snowshoeing routes (10 km) as well as a sledge and an outdoor skating rink of 700 m2.
  • At Meix-MusyThe small alpine domain of the Val de Morteau offers you to take the 3 ski lifts to discover 5 tracks which vary from green to black. The Meix-Musy is an important starting point for the Grande Traversée du Jura (GTJ) in cross-country skiing because it offers 180 km of tracks including one for the initiation to Nordic skiing.

Around Métabief

A local heritage of their own between Les Fourgs, Mouthe and Chaux-Neuve... The Haut-Doubs already has several village resorts that are unique. Communal, associative, and private, all the information is provided by mountain lovers who would never see a winter without skiing in their own villages and maintain these facilities as well as gardens.

The resort of FourgesFourges has a park with three areas and a snow garden for the little ones. The station is ensured thanks to 12 tracks (2 pink, 4 blue, 6 green), 7 lifts and a snow park. Not forgetting the continuous activity during the day and night which allows you to extend your skiing into the evening.

Entre-les-Fourgs on  » the roof of the Doubs » The small resort offers 4 slopes, 2 ski lifts, a snow park, Nordic skiing and snowshoeing itineraries and a toboggan run.

Chaux-Neuve The smallest village resort is Ollon. No, there is no village, but it is in a good position at the foot of the international ski jump. It has three slopes, one of which is a « baby » slope and a toboggan slope. An idyllic observation point to admire the local skiers practicing!

The station of the source of the Doubs, which is located at MoutheMouthe offers 4 runs for all levels, 2 ski lifts and a snow toboggan. In case of lack of natural snow, the snow cannons take over.


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