Summer activities


  • In France there are 16 recommended hiking loops in the Morteau Valley (at altitudes ranging from 700 to 1300 meters), from 1.5 to 6 hours’ duration.
  • The “Sur la Roche” Inn is situated on the GTJ (Great Jura Traverse) and the GR5.
  • Only 1 km away, in Switzerland, a network of hiking trails link the villages of the Neuchatel District (more than 1000 kms of marked trails).

Mountains Biking:

  • The “Sur la Roche” Inn is situated on the GTJ link between Villers le Lac and Les Gras.
  • There is access to 5 marked biking loops (from 11 to 32 kms) on the French side of the border.
  • Just on the other side of the border, in Switzerland, 11 biking trips are available for all levels (from 9 to 30 kms).

Canoeing and Kayaking:

  • An easy trip is possible in the "Doubs Basin" from a starting point called "Chaillexon" with on-site rentals.

Près du barrage du Chatelot

Lac de Chaillexon (Villers-le-Lac)

Winter activities

webcam of the Mont Meusy : click here.

Cross-Country Skiing:

  • Limitless Cross-country skiing!
  • The Nordic Zone stretches from the border to the high crests of the Swiss Jura Mountains, representing 170 kms of marked and tracked cross-country ski trails.
  • The Inn is situated at the beginning of the GTJ (180 kms north to south along the Jura Mountains); skating and classic.
  • Night-skiing is available in the village of Chauffaud.


  • 60 kms of "Franco-Suisse" marked trails.
  • An initiation trail to orienteering.
  • Several GPS trails departing from the Inn.

Nordic trekking, Backcountry (winter 2010/2011 news)

Création of 4 tagged paths. To know more visit our blog

Downhill skiing:

  • The family ski area "Meix Musy "is situated 1km from the Inn (5 ski lifts and 1 tow rope).


  • Ski lessons available (private or group).


  • Weather permitting (low temperature), it is possible to skate on the Doubs Basins (on the French side) or on Lake Tailléres (on the Swiss side).
  • on-site skate rental

Station du Meix Musy



Other Links


Sport Shop

  • Sport aventures
    A shop where you can find in pontarlier all the equipment and stuff for your sport activities.






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