Parc naturel régional du Haut-Jura
29 Qua le Village, 39310 Lajoux, France
About Parc naturel régional du Haut-Jura
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.
Attractions near Parc naturel régional du Haut-Jura
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.
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.
Col de la Givrine is a high mountain pass in the Jura Mountains that connects Nyon in Switzerland and Morez in France.
Located at the famous CERN nuclear research center near Geneva, the Globe of Science and Innovation is a very peculiar science museum. The Globe is aimed to be “a gateway between science, culture, education, and society, promoting the dissemination of scientific information among all types of the audience”.
CERN is a research institute near Geneva, Switzerland. The full name is Organisation Européene pour la Recherche Nucléaire. The letters "CERN" are leftover from the older Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire. CERN was founded in 1954. Today 22 nations are members of the organization. It is the world's biggest laboratory for particle physics. About 2600 people work there full-time, and over 7800 scientists from about 500 universities and research institutes work there in total.
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.
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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.