Arc-et-Senans Nans-Sous-Sainte-Anne


Length of holiday: 4 days / 3 nights.
For: individuals, families, and groups.

Meet at the Arc-et-Senans Saline Royale, France, at the end of the day. Check-in to the 3*** hotel in the heart of the classified UNESCO World Heritage site, and masterpiece of the visionary architect Claude Nicolas LEDOUX. Depending on the season, the clients at the Saline Royale Hotel will have the privilege of taking part in the cultural events that are organised throughout the year at this former salt production site: concerts, Light & Sound shows, Festival des Jardins (Garden Festival). To follow and organise your holiday in advance, you can follow the cultural agenda on

Evening meal and night-time visit to the illuminated Festival des Jardins (Garden Festival), overnight in a 3*** hotel.

Breakfast in the Gardens of the Saline Royale with a superb view over the salt production site. Audio-guided visit of the famous salt manufacturing site, followed by a short transfer to Port-Lesney, France. Departure along the Via Salina for a ramble taking you to Salins-les-Bains. Picnic lunch supplied. The walk follows the former tracing of the brine-duct, called ‘Le Sentier des Gabelous’, that links Salins-les-Bains to Arc-et-Senans. Dinner and overnight in a 3*** Hotel in Salins-les-Bains Spa town.

Ramble from Arc-et-Senans to Salins-les-Bains: 5.5 hours – 21 km – Alt. difference + 200 m – 300m.

Breakfast followed by a guided tour of the Grande Saline in Salins-les-Bains, classified UNESCO World Heritage site. Departure to Nans-sous-Sainte-Anne with picnic lunch supplied. Evening meal and overnight in Nans-sous-Sainte-Anne, 3 Epis Bed & Breakfast. Ramble from Salins-les-Bains to Nans-sous-Sainte-Anne: 3 hours, 13 km – Alt. difference +200m -300m.

Breakfast followed by a visit to the Source du Lison (3 to 4 km) when you can discover some of the French Jura natural curios such as ‘Le Creux Billard’, a deep natural circus formation, and ‘La Grotte Sarrazine’, a cavity 50 m deep in a steep wooded cliff-side. Then a visit to the ‘Taillanderie’, a former manufacture of ‘cutting’ tools which is particularly remarkable for the machinery that is still visible. Picnic lunch (supplied).

Rambling holiday of 4 days-3 nights with 2 days rambling.
Level: rambling 12 to 14 km per day, for all levels without any technical difficulties.
Rambling: 3 to 4 hours per day.
Accommodation: In the heart of the Saline Royale in Arc-et-Senans classified UNESCO World Heritage site in a 3*** hotel, 1 night in a 3 Epis Bed & Breakfast, base don 2 persons.
Meals: Full-board.

The package includes:
– Organisation of the holiday

– Full-board accommodation excluding drinks
– Baggage transfer and transfers to distant points
– A ‘circuit-map’ with a *IGN (Ordinance Survey Map) scale: 1/25,000
– Visits and services in the package
– Technical details

The package does not include:
– Drinks and personal expenses

– Cancelation or multi-risk insurance (available)

Price per person

     Prices starting from :
   485€ / CHF 565

Saline Royale d'Arc-et-Senans Terra Salina

Aerial view © Saline royale


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