Discover saint-claude

ThèmeSciences and discovery
DépartSAINT-CLAUDE (39)
Description

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

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Hôtel la Mainaz

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  • 04 50 41 31 10
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La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 03 84 60 78 30
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Hôtel Restaurant le Mont Saint Jean

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

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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.


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Hôtel la Mainaz

  • Gex
  • 04 50 41 31 10
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La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 03 84 60 78 30
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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.


Hébergements à proximité

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Hôtel la Mainaz

  • Gex
  • 04 50 41 31 10
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La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 03 84 60 78 30
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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.


Hébergements à proximité

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Hôtel la Mainaz

  • Gex
  • 04 50 41 31 10
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La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 03 84 60 78 30
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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

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.


Hébergements à proximité

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Hôtel la Mainaz

  • Gex
  • 04 50 41 31 10
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La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 03 84 60 78 30
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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

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.


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Hôtel la Mainaz

  • Gex
  • 04 50 41 31 10
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La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 03 84 60 78 30
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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

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.


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Hôtel la Mainaz

  • Gex
  • 04 50 41 31 10
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La Darbella

  • Premanon
  • 03 84 60 78 30
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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



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