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Saint-Claude is a place of craftsmanship, and this now forms an integral part of its heritage for visitors to discover thanks to several museums lying in the beautiful Jura countryside.
- ©CRT de Franche-Comté
The Haut Jura Saint-Claude is a unique place full of surprises lying right at the heart of a Natural Park.
This is one of the best places to appreciate the natural beauty of one the finest parts of Franche-Comté. In the summer you can saunter around the meanders of the Montagnes du Jura and stumble across one of the numerous, well-hidden waterfalls.
This unique natural setting provides the backdrop and lends grandeur to the Haut-Jura Music Festival held in June every year.
But Saint-Claude is a welcoming place all year round, and a friendly town for visitors to relax and stroll around and enjoy the countryside of forests and cliffs. To take the pulse of the town don't forget to visit the Maison du Peuple. And the Abbey Museum, as well as the Pipe and Diamond Museum, are there to remind you that Saint-Claude is a place of craftsmanship and expertise.
Wooden toys, glasses, and diamonds – visit the workshops and discover all these typical Jura crafts and meet the craftsman who keep them alive. And why not have a go yourself thanks to the various fun workshops and courses.