La Confrérie des Maîtres Pipiers
Created in 1966, La Confrérie des Maîtres-Pipiers de Saint-Claude (the Brotherhood of Master Pipe makers) has more than 1 000 members worldwide. Its members, ambassadors of an authentic way of life, meet twice a year for new members induction ceremony called "Chapter".
Le Musée de l’Abbaye
Located on the exact site of the former Saint-Claude abbey, the Musée de l’Abbaye (Abbey Museum) is worth a detour! You will love its audacious architecture and the wealth of its collections: an underground area dedicated to archaeology and upstairs exhibitions of modern and contemporary art.
Saint-Claude is well-known for briar pipe manufacturing and Diamond cutting. Labeled "Cities and Craftsmanship", the city has also forged a deserved reputation in wood and horn turning. So, do not forget to visit one of the last turners in the Haut-Jura during your visit! If you prefer open air activities, know that Saint-Claude is located in the heart of the Parc naturel régional du Haut-Jura an unlimited playground for natural explorations, sports and leisure. In every season, you can enjoy sensational experiences!
urrounded by Jura mountains, Saint-Claude, capital of the Haut-Jura brings together cultural heritage, craftsmen's workshops and museums. Haut-Jura also offers a diversity of landscapes for several sports and outdoor activities (skiing, mountain biking, climbing, canoe-kayaking and canyoning!). Culture and heritage lovers, hikers, loafers and/or thrill seekers, the Haut-Jura Saint-Claude Tourist Office is at your disposal to prepare your next journey!