Cycling and Mountain Biking


Experienced mountain bikers, cycling enthusiasts or those who just enjoy a gentle peddle, discover the varied routes of the Jura! More than 2000 km of marked trails are available to you.

On site, ask our guides and maps of hiking trails in the Jura mountain biking.

Whatever your level: Jura will enchant you !

Many paths and routes are defined to enable you to tour the lake :  Download the map of cycle paths and walking routes around Lac de Chalain as an example

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Pearl of the Jura, Lake Chalain largest natural lake in the Jura will enchant you with its changing colors from dark gray to turquoise blue. Discover the lake and exceptional views during this ride, alternating quiet passages in the forest and crossing small villages. In terms of its difficulty level, only the slope on departure to reach the lookout at Fontenu can be difficult.
Other mountain biking are available; 3 trails accessible to all: around the lake (12 km) north loop (4.5 miles), south loop (6 km). Request more information on site.

Start : Doucier, school parking lot
Markings : 19 Red
Distance : 21 km


Discover the third largest artificial lake in Europe on your mountain bike.
Two routes are possible : 36 km and 49 km.

Start : Pont-de-Poitte
Markings : Red and white
Distance : 82 km


Ride next to the lake during this trip that will take lakes Clairvaux than Vouglans. Unusual scenery and wildlife, exceptional views, this route has no particular difficulty is ideal for exploring the Lake District.
On your way, do not miss the ‘Museum of machines to feed the world’, at Clairvaux and the cheese shop (La fruitiere 1900) in Thoiria.

Start : Clairvaux-les-Lacs, Church Square
Markings : 93 Red
Distance : 24 km