Discover saint-claude

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureSAINT-CLAUDE (39)
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Saint-Claude is a commune located in the Jura department in the Franche-Comté region.


Visit of the town

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  • Saint-Pierre, Saint-Paul et Saint-André cathedral
  • The 'musée de la pipe' 
  • The 'musée du diamant' diamond museum
  • The many bridges (Grand pont, pont de pierre...)
  • Place Louis-XI  square offering great views on the city walls
  • The Chapeau de gendarme waterfall at the exit of the city
  • View point on the city from Sainte-Anne cave

Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel la Mainaz

  • Gex
  • 04 50 41 31 10
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La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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Hôtel Restaurant le Mont Saint Jean

  • Les rousses
  • 03 84 60 33 21
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Camping Le Fleutron

  • Divonne-les-bains
  • 04 5 0 20 0 1 95

Chapeau de gendarme

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This local geological curiosity is located in the Lacets de Septmoncel, on the road to Geneva. This mountain in the shape of a policeman's hat, after which it is named, is a typical example of the formidable folding of the earth during the Tertiary period.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-la-mainaz gex

Hôtel la Mainaz

  • Gex
  • 04 50 41 31 10
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La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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Hôtel Restaurant le Mont Saint Jean

  • Les rousses
  • 03 84 60 33 21
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Camping Le Fleutron

  • Divonne-les-bains
  • 04 5 0 20 0 1 95

Gorges de l'abime

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Near St Claude, the Abime torrent rushes through the rocks in a set of spectacular gorges accessible by following a trail with successive ladders and footbridges. Also on this route is the "Trou de l'Abime", a fathomless water hole, which inspired many legends.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-la-mainaz gex

Hôtel la Mainaz

  • Gex
  • 04 50 41 31 10
la-darbella premanon

La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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Hôtel Restaurant le Mont Saint Jean

  • Les rousses
  • 03 84 60 33 21
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Camping Le Fleutron

  • Divonne-les-bains
  • 04 5 0 20 0 1 95

Belvedere de la Roche Blanche

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Located in the lacets de Septmoncel and Les Moussières, this scenic viewpoint, at an altitude of 1,140 m, offers a spectacular panoramic view of St. Claude and surroundings.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel la Mainaz

  • Gex
  • 04 50 41 31 10
la-darbella premanon

La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
hotel-restaurant-le-mont-saint-jean les-rousses

Hôtel Restaurant le Mont Saint Jean

  • Les rousses
  • 03 84 60 33 21
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Camping Le Fleutron

  • Divonne-les-bains
  • 04 5 0 20 0 1 95

The toy museum

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The toy museum is located in Moirans-en-Montagne (15 km of St Claude), it is the capital of toys in France. The museum presents the history of the fabrication of different toys throughout the centuries.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-la-mainaz gex

Hôtel la Mainaz

  • Gex
  • 04 50 41 31 10
la-darbella premanon

La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
hotel-restaurant-le-mont-saint-jean les-rousses

Hôtel Restaurant le Mont Saint Jean

  • Les rousses
  • 03 84 60 33 21
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Camping Le Fleutron

  • Divonne-les-bains
  • 04 5 0 20 0 1 95

Lacets de Septmoncel

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The lacets de Septmoncel is a winding road in the direction of Geneva, on a cornice like road along the Gorges of Flumen.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-la-mainaz gex

Hôtel la Mainaz

  • Gex
  • 04 50 41 31 10
la-darbella premanon

La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
hotel-restaurant-le-mont-saint-jean les-rousses

Hôtel Restaurant le Mont Saint Jean

  • Les rousses
  • 03 84 60 33 21
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Camping Le Fleutron

  • Divonne-les-bains
  • 04 5 0 20 0 1 95

La cascade de la queue de cheval

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Accessible by foot from Saint-Claude, it is a 50 meters high waterfall located on a beautiful site.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-la-mainaz gex

Hôtel la Mainaz

  • Gex
  • 04 50 41 31 10
la-darbella premanon

La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
hotel-restaurant-le-mont-saint-jean les-rousses

Hôtel Restaurant le Mont Saint Jean

  • Les rousses
  • 03 84 60 33 21
camping-le-fleutron divonne-les-bains

Camping Le Fleutron

  • Divonne-les-bains
  • 04 5 0 20 0 1 95



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