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Lac des Rousses

Lac des Rousses, 39220 Les Rousses, France

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Lac des Rousses

Lac des Rousses is a lake in Les Rousses. The lake drains through the Orbe into Lac de Joux. The lake of Les Rousses is surrounded by bogs which give the site a remarkable biological value. You can also discover the typical flora and fauna of the Haut-Jura peat bogs by walking a thematic trail along the lake. One of the nice place to spend some free time and you can enjoy the natural beauty of this area.


Attractions near Lac des Rousses

Col de la Givrine5.45km from Lac des Rousses

Col de la Givrine is a high mountain pass in the Jura Mountains that connects Nyon in Switzerland and Morez in France.

Risoux6.88km from Lac des Rousses

The Risoux forms a wooded mountain range in the Jura, which extends in a south-west-north-east direction according to the general course of the folded Jura in this area. The border between France and Switzerland runs over the ridge. One of the nice trekking destinations and also a nice area for a short picnic.

La Dôle8.86km from Lac des Rousses

The Dôle summit is a major focal point in the natural heritage of the Jura. The summit of La Dôle rises to an altitude of 1677 meters. From its summit, you can enjoy a stunning view of the Mont Blanc,Lake Geneva region, Mont-Jura and Lake of Les Rousses.

Les Tuffes10km from Lac des Rousses

Tuffes mountain is a summit of 1,417 meters in altitude 1 in the Jura massif, above Les Rousses. It is located in the French commune of Prémanon. There are ski slopes and a TV relay. The Swiss Nordic Combined Championship was held there in 2002.   The Jason Lamy-Chappuis stadium of the National Center for Nordic and Mid-Mountain Skiing, located in Les Tuffes, hosted the ski jumping, biathlon, and Nordic combined events of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Col du Marchairuz13.26km from Lac des Rousses

The Col du Marchairuz is a Jura pass in Canton Vaud. The pass is in the middle of the Parc jurassien vaudoid (regional park) with an altitude of 1447 m.

Parc naturel régional du Haut-Jura17.06km from Lac des Rousses

The  Haut-Jura Regional Natural Park is a mountain territory that covers the highest peaks of the Jura chain which was located on the borders of the two regions Franche-Comté and Rhône-Alpes. The park covers an area of 165,000 hectares of greenery and it offers a wide range of flora and fauna. Trekking is possible and the park welcomes you to the natural beauty of France and also it is a natural habitat for a wide range of wildlife also.

Where is Lac des Rousses

Discover more attractions in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, where Lac des Rousses is located

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is a region of east-central France, created in 2016 through administrative reorganisation from Burgundy and Franche-Comté.It is well known for its rich history and diverse scenery, the region stretches from the rolling Burgundy wine country in the west, to the Jura mountains and Swiss border in the east.