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Le Pays du Revermont

 

Le Pays du Revermont

 

Poligny, Arbois and Salins-les-Bains

 

 

 

 Le Pays du Revermont

 

Located in Franche-Comté, in the first foothills of the Jura. This is a region with a population of around 22,000, living in  3 towns - Poligny, Arbois and Salins-les-Bains - and their associated villages.

 

The combined association of Le Pays du Revermont was created in 2003 . Its objective is to work together for the development of the region. It consists of a syndicate committee (18 elected members) and a chairperson, Sir Michel Francony.

It also benefits from a "Leader" European programming committee and a development council (with 3 areas of responsibility: habitat, sport and economy).

 

 

Pole d'équilibre rural territorial du Pays du Revermont

17 rue de l'hôtel de ville - 39600 Arbois  

Tél : 03.84.52.64.97 - E-mail : click here 

 

Director: Isabelle CARDON-FOURNIER

   

Lead organiser: Céline Drouault ou 03 84 52 66 52 

  

Administrative and financial manager: Corinne Lacroix ou 03 84 52 66 50 

  

 

”Le Pays d'Art et d'Histoire”

 

Since 4th June 2009, Les Pays du Revermont has been one of 140 French territories to carry the label "Villes et Pays d'Art et d'Histoire" (Towns and Areas of Art and History). Other territories with this label in Franche-Comté are Besançon, Dole and Montbéliard.

 

 

  

 

 
  

 

 POLIGNY Poligny

 

Poligny is one of the places most characteristic of the Revermont region. From Les Rochers de la Croix du Dan or de la Corniche, the steeples, towers and old roofs of the town look beautiful.

First a Sequani town, then Gallo-Roman (the Mont Pavé way, mosaics), it was dominated and artistically influenced successively by the Holy Roman Germanic Empire, the Duchy of Bourgogne, Spain and finally France, hence the variety of its heritage. 

 

 

 

 

 

 Arbois 

 

Arbois is a town with a lot to offer: the capital of Jura wines, the first wine-producing area to be awarded the AOC label in France, “Petite Cité Comtoise de Caractère” (small Comtois town of character), “Site Remarquable du Goût” (place of particular gastronomic interest) and the home of Louis Pasteur…

A town that offers you a varied programme of activities through its cultural department, the MJC (cultural and youth centre), its associations and the tourist information centre: tours of the town, visits to the church of Saint-Just, exhibitions, theatre, music, cultural trips, summer events, sport and leisure activities…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Salins-les-Bains

 

Protected by its two forts: Belin and Saint-André, Salins-les-Bains, the “Petite Cité Comtoise de Caractère” (small Comtois town of character) invites you to explore and take your time. Here, water, the source of life, springs from the ground, rich in beneficial salt. A fortified town, Salins-les-Bains earned its fame and power in the 13th century from salt, the “white gold” of the era, which it mined and traded. In the 18th century, brine from Salins-les-Bains was carried to the Arc-et-Senans Royal Saltworks via a wooden conduit which was known as the “saumoduc”. The La Saunerie Salinoise is at the origins of the thermal baths created in 1854. The second largest town of Franche-Comté behind Besançon until modern times, its public and religious buildings bear witness to its glorious past.

 

 

 

 

 

  

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