Jura Mountains tour


Departure from Lyon

Self-drive motorcycle tour

Length: 3 days

Day 1: LYON / VERNANTOIS (160 km)

Motorcycle delivery then road to Villars les Dombes where you will discover « The Bird Park »

The Bird Park unveils one of the most beautiful and richest collections of birds presented in wildlife parks in Europe.

Road to Bourg-en-Bresse.

Proceed to Vernantois along the river Ain.


Road to Lons le Saunier and stroll in town suggested.

Direction toward the cascades of Hedgehog

To admire this series of beautiful waterfalls that each other, we must be ready to climb the trails, sometimes slippery. The walk is about 4 km and going from 515 meters to 780 meters. But you can go down after any waterfall of the river Hedgehog.

Proceed to Chaux Neuve then you enter in the Doubs county.

Very nice way to Chapelle des Bois and Bellefontaine the high places of Nordic skiing.

Then, you will reach Les Rousses, main winter sports resort in the region.

Beautiful mountain road to reach Saint Claude.

Visit the museum of the pipe and diamond.

Day 3: SAINT CLAUDE / LYON (190 km)

Departure to the winding road of Septmoncel

In these winding road of Septmoncel, a geological curiosity: the "Chapeau de Gendarme". This folding, typical of the Jura relief reminds indeed the Napoleonic hat.

Mountain road day in the beautiful landscape of Haut Jura.

Good view of the Jura mountains, a long straight road runs from Mijoux. You then roll the foot of the highest peaks of the Jura mountains Colomby de Gex at 1689 meters and the Cret of the highest Snow at 1717 meters and finally Reculet to 1717 meters.

After Bellegarde direction Amberieu in Bugey through the passes of Cuvery to la Cheminée (Fire place), the Cruchon (jug) and le Cendrier (ashtray) …

Continuation and return to Lyon in the afternoon.

Arrival in Lyon in late afternoon and motorcycle drop off.

Starting from: 715 € p/p (2 persons, 1 motorbike & 1 double room)

For detailed itinerary, contact us.

Bikes available for this tour:
: Electra Glide, Road Glide, Street Glide, Road King, Softail.

BMW: R1200 GS Adventure, K1600 GTL, R1200 RT, R1200 GS.


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