The commune is situated 17 km (11 mi) southeast of Pontarlier on the road through the Jura mountains. International traffic passes through the commune on Route 57, and only a few farms have retained their typical rural quality. North of the village, Route 57 passes over the col des Hôpitaux-Neufs at 1046 m. This pass is the continental divide between the watersheds of the Rhine and the Rhône rivers.
The village is situated at 1000 m. between the massif of the Mont-d'Or on the south and the Herba on the north. The land of the commune is primarily pasture and forest.