Destination guide

Friendly Pontarlier will entice you

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Pontarlier. This welcoming city allures visitors with its golfing and restaurants. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Pontarlier

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Pontarlier has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Asphalt Mines (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Thermal Center (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Pontarlier

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Pontarlier is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Le Grand Taureau (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Lac Saint-Point (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Caves of Vallorbe (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)

How to get to and around Pontarlier

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Pontarlier Station.

Where to stay around Pontarlier?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 66 holiday lettings near Pontarlier. From 13 Chalets to 11 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pontarlier for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Pontarlier?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Pontarlier. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Le Grand Taureau: 93 holiday lettings
  • Pontarlier Station: 114 holiday lettings
  • Jura Mountains Regional Natural Park: 426 holiday lettings
  • Yverdon-les-Bains Station: 67 holiday lettings
  • Orbe Castle: 63 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pontarlier listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Chalets in Pontarlier?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 13 Chalets in Pontarlier. Our other popular types of Pontarlier holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 8 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pontarlier?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Pontarlier. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.