Arbois is a commune in the Jura department in eastern France
Arbois is built on the shores of the Cuisance River.
The area produces some of the best Jura wines
, including vin jaune
(yellow wine) and vin de paille
), in the Arbois AOC
Tourist attractions include:
- Château Pécauld
- Saint Just church
- Pasteur Museum
- The Gloriette tower
- The cave of Les Planches (Grotte des Planches) (5 km away)
Louis Pasteur, born in nearby Dole, was raised in Arbois and conducted various experiments related to fermentation in his home, which is now a museum.