Camping & mobile home holidays around the banks of Lac Chalain, Jura, Franche-Comte
After a few hours of driving from Dunkerque or Calais you will arrive in the land of the Jura, the mountainous and truly beautiful part of the Franche-Comte region of eastern France, but for the purposes of this page you have arrived at your camping holiday resort on the shore of the Lac de Chalain, roughly 50 KMs (approx. 32 miles) due south of the city of Besancon.
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Lac de Chalain is surrounded by woods, forests, streams and rivers and of course, this makes it a delight for bird watchers and nature watchers in general, The scenery here can be likened to tales in fairy stories and when describing it the word magical springs easily to mind.
The Lac or lake itself is a haven for fishermen (we believe day licenses are required), swimmers, kayakers, water skiing, paragliding and kite surfing, and you can be involved in any or all of these or none at all if you prefer to laze on a sunbed for a few days as it becomes rather hot here in the summer time.
But to be fair, this is a really laid back area and you do exactly what you want, but most people come to the Jura with the intention of doing some walks or riding some of the many trails on a mountain bike whilst they are on their camping or mobile home holiday. Bikes are for hire all over the place but that doesn't stop you taking your own if you want.
The nearest towns for shopping are Lons-le-Saunier which is just a few KMs to the west of your resort, and Champagnole which is just to the north.
So we believe that if you like to combine some walking, hiking or cycling with your camping holiday then you will be in your element here at Lac Chalain in the Jura.
Last update: 29.09.2017
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