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 features

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 there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 69 vacation rentals near Pontarlier. From 15 Chalets to 12 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Pontarlier for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Pontarlier?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Pontarlier. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Le Grand Taureau: 108 vacation rentals
  • Pontarlier Station: 125 vacation rentals
  • Sainte Croix Station: 36 vacation rentals
  • Jura Mountains Regional Natural Park: 443 vacation rentals
  • Chateau d'Ivernois: 50 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Chalets in Pontarlier?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 15 Chalets in Pontarlier. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pontarlier include:

  • Houses: 12 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 29 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 8 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Pontarlier?

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

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