Switzerland is a superb holiday destination for visitors from all over the world all year round, offering a variety of rural and urban activities and attractions. Jura is a very popular tourist destination in Switzerland, located in the north west of the country. Although it is geographically very small, there are a number of great places to visit with some unique Jura holiday lettings to stay in. The geography of the area is varied and diverse, including the Jura Plateau and the Jura Mountains to the south, and there are a wide range of activities available to keep you entertained during a visit to the area. Switzerland is most commonly known for its winter ski resorts, but one of the best times to visit the Jura region is actually during the warmer summer months.
Jura Holiday Homes - escape the hustle and bustle of city life and explore the countryside
The climate can be warm and comfortable, which is perfect for getting out and about to explore the beautiful countryside. In some of the more rural regions, there are some spectacular Jura holiday rentals available, which offer a unique place to stay away from the hustle and bustle of city life. This is very popular with people wishing to visit Switzerland to go on walking or hiking holidays in the dramatic landscape. The city of Fribourg is the largest in the region, and there are lots of great attractions and activities to enjoy here. The city has a rich history dating back to 1157 when the city was officially founded, and there are lots of great examples of Gothic architecture throughout the city.
Jura Apartments - the Gothic architecture will fascinate the history enthusiasts
The city is compact enough to explore by foot, with many of the most interesting sites being located in the old historic centre. One of the most famous of these is the St. Nicholas Cathedral, which has some absolutely stunning architecture to admire as well as the 368 step climb up to the tower, from where much of the city can be viewed. Other sites of interest in the city include Berne Gate, which can be viewed and explored for free, and the Espace Jean Tinguely Niki dè Saint Phalle, which is a fascinating museum. The Swiss countryside is a beautiful and varied landscape, which can be enjoyed in a number of different ways. A boat trip down one of its many rivers is always a great warm weather activity, as is a bike ride along the windy, country tracks. Staying in one of the popular Jura holiday rentals can make a trip to the region one to remember, due to the unique and luxurious accommodation options available to enjoy.
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