Arbois

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This article is about the commune in France. For the grape, see Arbois (grape).

Arbois is a French town and commune with a population of 4,000 located in the Jura département.

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Geography

Arbois is built on the Cuisance River.

Wine

The area produces some of the best Jura wines, including vin jaune (yellow wine) and vin de paille (straw wine), in the Arbois AOC.

Sights

Tourist attractions include:

  • Château Pécauld
  • Eglise Saint Just
  • Musée Pasteur
  • La Grotte des Planches (5 km away)

Miscellaneous

Louis Pasteur grew up in Arbois.

External links

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