Grotte des Planches is just over 25 km away, which is home to France’s primary active underground river and a number of geological features which puzzle experts. There is also Grottes des Moidons a similar distance away, which are considered to be some of the most beautiful caves in France.
Lac de Chalain, JuraSite code: JU011
Nearest Lake: Direct Access
Nearest River: L'Ain 5km
Nearest Town: Doucier 4km
- Lon Le Saunier: 21km
- Geneva: 93km
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Château d’Arlay is also a lovely sightseeing destination. It is a former convent with fun gardens and unusual birds of prey.
Lons-Le-Saunier is a cultural delight - it is a Roman thermal spa town with a variety of interesting sights and places and lots of outdoor concerts during the summer.
Very close to the site is Lac de Chalain - the largest and most beautiful natural lake in Jura. As well as recreational activities on the lake you can take a look at reconstructions of Neolithic houses that were revealed during a drought.
Visit the Maison de Louis Pasteur and experience the early home of the genius behind vaccination and pasteurization.
Château Chalon is very picturesque. It is the home to the remains of a 13th century castle, ancient fortified gateway and 11th century Romanesque church.
Herisson, just over 21 km from the parc also has a beautiful waterfall, in fact it has several, and the best way to take them in is on the hiking trail which takes approximately 3 hours. There is a museum along the trail where you can discover information on the area’s history, landscape and legends.
Baume-les-Messieurs is the meeting place of three impressive valleys, so it is no wonder it is considered to be one of the most beautiful villages in France. In the village the Benedictine abbey of Saint-Peter is the main sight and there is also a magnificent waterfall and collection of caves.