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Horse & Cart Tours Jura Family Tours

Explore the Ajoie up close.

Joint adventures always bring families closer together. On these tours you get a horse, a cart, detailed instructions and lots of time! This tour goes through the Ajoie region. You leisurely travel from one farm to the next by horse and cart. There are lots of activities awaiting you. The Aebi family will show you how to milk goats, Mr Schenk will let you have a go at fishing and Mrs Noirjean will give you pony lessons. Get excited about this diverse adventure through the Jura’s fruit garden.

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  • 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
  • Minimum age: 6 years
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Itinerary

approx. 15 km
approx. 3 hours
approx. 14 km
approx. 3 hours
approx. 15 km
approx. 3 hours

Prices and events

All data for 2019 at a glance
Season 1
Mar 16, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019
Arrival daily
Horse & Cart Tours Jura family tours, 3 days, bed, CH-JUFCP-03H
Base price
Base price 6 - 15 Years
Horse & Cart 3 days
Horse & Cart Tours Jura family tours, 3 days, straw, CH-JUFCP-03S
Base price
Base price 12 - 15 Years
Base price 2 - 11 Years
Horse & Cart 3 days
165,00
120,00
689,00
88,00
65,00
62,00
689,00

Category bed: Hostels, shared rooms in simple hotels on a farm (Lugnez), shower & WC can be down the corridor and shared.

Straw category: farms

Charges for children aged 2-6 are to be paid for there.

Services and infos

Included

  • 2 Overnight stays as stated (bed oder straw) incl. breakfast
  • Renting of the horse and cart with all necessary equipment
  • Stable for the horse as well as hay, straw and horse food
  • Extra activities dependant on where you are staying (Chemin de Damas, farm tour, fishing, pony riding, entrance to grottoes and dinosaur park)
  • Transfers from the horse boxes to where you will stay overnight
  • Breakdown service
  • Briefing and route materials

Optional extras

  • Transfer from Porrentruy to Courtedoux is possible upon request, reservation necessary

Things to note

  • Bedding for the straw dormitories (sleeping bag recommendable) not included
  • Personal accident and general liability insurance as well as animal liability insurance not included
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
  • Take the train to Porrentruy and then take a bus to Courtedoux. From there you can walk to the farm in a few minutes.
  • Parking: free outdoor car parking spaces. No reservation necessary.
  • Minimum age: 6 years
  • Route: approx. 15 km per day along quiet side roads and forest tracks. The way is signposted.
  • Routes are flat or sometimes slightly hilly.
  • Meeting point: 10am at the stables in Courtedoux.

Once you arrive in Mormont, you can go on a small walk. This walk takes you past castle ruins, fountains, small fruit gardens and then back to Mr Amstrutz’ farm. A relaxing end to the day.

You are visiting the “happiness farm” in Porrentruy. Right behind the farm there is a small stream burbling.  Under Mr Schenk’s watchful eye, you will prepare your rod and your bait and try your luck on a two hour fishing trip. 

You will stay overnight in country inns, simple hotels or on family run farms in ‘straw dormitories’. Showers and toilets are not always in your room and if you are on the straw tour then they are normally in the house next to where you will be sleeping. If you are at a family farm you can usually pre-order dinner or cater for yourselves. You will be at an altitude of over 1000 metres. In the Spring and the Autumn, it can get cold at night so please make sure you bring a suitable sleeping bag with you.

There is space for a maximum of 5 people including luggage in the carts. You are required to have at least 2 adults but max of 4 or alternatively 3 adults and 2 children. One person always needs to walk alongside the horse near its head and hold its halter. At the places you will be staying overnight, there will be a stall reserved for your horse. They will also provide food. You need to look after and feed the horse yourself. You also need to muck out the stall in the morning before you leave.

Michael Kröll
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Michael Kröll, Manager Euroaktiv

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