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Self-catering holiday rental homes in Jura, France

Self catering holiday rental homes in Jura, France - Book direct on the Rent in France holiday directoryJura is a department in the east of France named after the Jura Mountains. It’s one of four departments in the Franche-Comté region and is surrounded by the French departments of Doubs, Haute-Saône, Côte-d'Or, Saône-et-Loire, and Ain, as well as the Swiss canton of Vaud on the east. The Jura –Gaulish meaning ‘forest’ – is France’s premier cross-country skiing area. Every year the region hosts the Transjurassienne, one of the world’s toughest cross-country skiing events. If you like skiing – a visit to the Jura is irresistible!

Rent a self catering Jura holiday farmhouse and explore this exceptionally beautiful region of mountains and high plateaux descending to huge forests and vineyards on the lower slopes. The geological term Jurassic is taken from the great arc of limestone that forms the mountain range of the Jura, which partly lies in Switzerland. The department boasts dramatic gorges, caves and chasms carved out of limestone. Water rises everywhere resulting in springs, rivers, cascading waterfalls and still, tranquil lakes. In the summer months stay in a holiday home in the Jura department and savour this stunning department on foot, by bike, or even on horseback. Lakes and rivers offer the chance of canoeing, fishing or leisurely riverboat trips. Rent a Jura holiday rental chalet or house and explore the fantastic countryside

The climate of the Jura varies greatly by elevation. The lower valleys are temperate and pleasant, but the high mountain valleys have bitterly cold winters. Jura is a wine-growing region producing distinctive wines, such as vin jaune.

The capital of the Jura is Lons le Saunier. A picturesque thermal town, founded in 1892, the spa is still in operation today and caters for almost every need from simple relaxation to complex health regimes.

Lons-le-Saunier's other claim to fame is Rouget de Lisle - who composed a war song in 1792 - later known as the French National Anthem or 'Marseillaise'.  There is a Musee Rouget de Lisle - a reconstruction of the composer's home.

Arbois is the key town of the wine region in the Jura. Arbois is also famous as the birthplace of Louis Pasteur, and his house and laboratory can be visited.

Jura holiday rental farmhouses, France - Vallee de JouxDole, the former capital of Franche-Comté also has a Pasteur connection – he kept a house here as a retreat – and there is a museum devoted him. Dole has a charming old quarter of medieval buildings and winding streets, with a 16th century church with a beautifully carved portal.

Travelling to your self catering Jura holiday rental accommodation

By Air: The nearest airport is Dijon approximately 1hr 10mins away. Geneva (in Switzerland) and Lyon airports also serves the department. Numerous low cost airlines serve all of these airports on a regular basis. By Car: Via the A6 from Paris and the A6/A7 from Lyon. The A39 traverses the department. By Train:  The TGV serves on the Strasbourg-Lyon route which passes through numerous stations in the department.

 

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Holiday House in Benodet, Brittany Riviera - 5 Minutes From Pointe de Mousterlin

Holiday House in Benodet, Brittany Riviera - 5 Minutes From Pointe de Mousterlin

Weekly Rental: EUR 700 to EUR 1300

8 sleeps

In Bénodet, a seaside resort on the Brittany Riviera, the property is located in a quiet hamlet, next to the White Sea

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Beautiful Gite With Pool, In The Heart of the Luberon National Park

Beautiful Gite With Pool, In The Heart of the Luberon National Park

Weekly Rental: GBP 1050 to GBP 1190

4 sleeps

Our gite, part of an 18th century Provençal mas, has its own separate entrance and has been renovated to a high

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Villa with Fab views , pool , 4 airconditioned bedrooms , short walk to Grasse , nr Cannes , Valbonne , Airport

Villa with Fab views , pool , 4 airconditioned bedrooms , short walk to Grasse , nr Cannes , Valbonne , Airport

Weekly Rental: GBP 2850 to GBP 3295

8 sleeps

A comfortable Elegant villa in large private gardens & infinity pool , panoramic sea views . Aircon in all bedrooms

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Charming Detached 4-star Cottage in Sainte-Croix, Dordogne - Le Mazet

Charming Detached 4-star Cottage in Sainte-Croix, Dordogne - Le Mazet

Weekly Rental: EUR 700 to EUR 775

2 sleeps

Le Mazet is a charming, detached 4-star cottage which is the perfect Dordogne bolthole for one or two people. Stunning

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Large Typical Corsican House With Heated Swimming Pool, Near Moriani-Plage, Corsica

Large Typical Corsican House With Heated Swimming Pool, Near Moriani-Plage, Corsica

Weekly Rental: EUR 1560 to EUR 3200

10 sleeps

Calm and quiet place, for your moments of relaxation and leisure, a large 100m2 terrace with an arbor, a barbecue, a

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Newly Listed in 2020 - Special Offer for Rent in France

Newly Listed in 2020 - Special Offer for Rent in France

All weekly bookings receive handpicked, locally sourced welcome basket products such as caramalised walnuts, Bergerac

SPECIAL OFFERS - Les Jonquilles  ID 743 PONTLEVOY 41400 FRANCE

SPECIAL OFFERS - Les Jonquilles ID 743 PONTLEVOY 41400 FRANCE

From August 7th until August 30th 2019: 10% off is offered on any booking ( minimum 4 nights) Fr om August 31st until

Flexible Booking Times

Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer -10% discount on the remaining summer week 25th August-1st September 18 - enquire now!

15% off remaking weeks for 2020

15% off remaking weeks for 2020

Take advantage of 15% discount on all remaining weeks if booked by April 1st 2020

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