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Situated near the Swiss border, at the foot of the Jura mountains, Pontarlier prospered as a result of absinthe, which inspired a number of poets and writers in the 19C and led many of them to their death. Absinthe was banned in 1915, resulting in a setback for the people of Pontarlier. As a result, its distilleries were converted into factories for making aniseed-flavoured drinks. Nowadays, Pontarlier is a popular base for hikers in summer and skiers in winter.

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Tourist attractions Pontarlier : Things to see and do

  • The Great Bull is the summit, 1,323 metres high, of Mount Larmont. The view stretches across the Pontarlier and the plateaux of the Jura.

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  • This church (17C) was damaged in the 1736 fire. This explains the postiche façade, which was an attempt to fit in with the new square. The bell tower-porch is an imitation of those of mountain churches, which had to be protected against the snow. Ins..

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  • The Municipal Museum is housed in a 16C bourgeois mansion decorated with modern stained-glass windows. It contains archaeological collections, an explanation of the story of the Green Fairy, and earthenware and paintings from the region, including Au..

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Hotels Pontarlier

  • hotelF1 Pontarlier One star

    Combe Sourchet F - 25300 PONTARLIER

    Prix Prices from : 36 €

    In the Jura Mountains, 12 miles (20 km) from the Swiss border, hotelF1 Pontarlier is located in the center of the region's finest tourist attractions. Just 15 minutes from Saint-Point Lake and the top ski resorts, our low-cost hotel has DUO and TRIO ..

  • Hôtel de Morteau

    26 rue Jeanne d'Arc F - 25300 Pontarlier

    Hôtel de Morteau is located in the centre of Pontarlier, just 7 km from the Swiss border and 5 km from Fort de Joux. Guests are free to use the Wi-Fi connection or enjoy a drink in the on-site bar. The guest rooms at Hôtel de Morteau feature a flat-..

  • ibis Pontarlier

    68 rue de Salins F - 25300 PONTARLIER

    Located close to the city center, the Ibis Pontarlier hotel is the ideal base for discovering the St Point lake, the Métabief ski resort and neighboring Switzerland, not to mention the delicious local cuisine (Comté cheese, Morteau smoked sausage) an..

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