drive alive holidays

Self-drive camping holidays in the Jura. Campsites in the Jura.

Great value tents and mobile homes in the Jura. Optional ferry or Eurotunnel.

Camping holidays in the Jura with Eurocamp
For the best prices for camping in the Jura book direct.

Search Eurocamp for great deals on camping in the Jura

The Jura range of hills and mountains are not always the first choice of the British holiday-maker, but those who have visited the area are enthusiastic in singing its praises. In France, close to the Swiss border, the hills extend from west of Geneva up to and into Switzerland, terminating to the west of Lausanne.

The Jura offers countless kms of well-marked walking paths through forests of pine, beech and birch, with fantastic views across Lake Geneva to the alpine peaks beyond. On the lower slopes of the Jura the many quaint villages have managed to preserve their identity, and a driving or cycling tour through these will reveal many pleasures. The slopes are home to many vineyards, and wine-tasting is a favourite way to spend an hour or two.

About 25 km from Lons-le-Saunier, the Lac de Chalain is a pretty lake with crystal-clear waters where you can swim or canoe, and the countryside around is excellent for walking. Both Camping La Pergola and the Domaine de Chalain are on the shores of the lake.

The Campsite Val de Bonnal is actually in the region of the Doubs, not the Jura. It also enjoys a lakeside setting and is within easy reach of Besancon, about 40km away. The Doubs region is one of the prettiest in France, characterised by forests, rivers, gorges and historic small towns.

Eurocamp campsites in the Jura:

Camping Domaine de Chalain, Lac de Chalain.
Le Val de Bonnal, Rougemont.
Camping la Pergola, Lac de Chalain.

If you want the freedom of bringing your own car, and the enjoyment of exploration on the journey, to see hotels en route visit our route planner. For details of all the ferry crossings click here.