Sorting car hire in Pontarlier is easy; just visit our downtown branch. Jean Valjean fails to meet parole in Pontarlier in Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, but that doesn’t mean you won’t enjoy it. Hiring a car in Pontalier means you can explore the Franche-Comté region with ease. Pontarlier itself provides the Chateau de Joux, which is great for a daytrip, as your guided tour takes you from top to bottom of the castle, and gives views all the way over to Switzerland! Pontarlier also offers the experience of a tour of the caves and caverns of the Gouffre de Poudrey.