15 days in Jura Itinerary

15 days in Jura Itinerary

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Les Rousses
— 5 nights
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Dole
— 9 nights
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Les Rousses

— 5 nights
Les Rousses is a commune in the Canton of Morez of Jura department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France, on the Swiss border.The Lac des Rousses is located northeast of the village of Les Rousses beside the road to the village of Bois d'Amont. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee de la Boissellerie and Musee de la Pipe et du Diamant. Attractions like Cascades du Hérisson and Lac de Chalain make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Les Rousses side-trips: Clairvaux-les-Lacs (Plage du Grand Lac de Clairvaux & Musee des Machines a nourrir le monde), Saint-Claude (La cluse du Flumen et ses cascades & Gorges de l'Abime) and Reculee et Cascade de La Frasnee (in La Frasnee). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Villa Palladienne, see the interesting displays at Musee du Jouet, tour the pleasant surroundings at Belvedere des Quatre Lacs, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Les 3 Sources.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Les Rousses trip itinerary maker site.

Brussels, Belgium to Les Rousses is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dole.

Things to do in Les Rousses

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Dole

— 9 nights
Dole is a commune in the Jura department in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France, of which it is a subprefecture.HistoryDole was the capital of Franche-Comté until Louis XIV conquered the region; he shifted the parlement from Dole to Besançon. Family-friendly places like Collegiale Notre-Dame de Dole and La Fontaine aux Lepreux will thrill your kids. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs and Maison de Louis Pasteur. Change things up with these side-trips from Dole: Arbois (Eglise Saint-Just d'Arbois, Place de la Liberte, &more), Chateau Chalon (Maison de la Haute Seille, Chateau fort Medieval, &more) and Baume-les-Messieurs (Cascade de Tufs, Abbaye Imperiale de Baume-les-Messieurs, &more). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel, make a trip to Hotel-Dieu De Dole, steep yourself in history at Fresque Ces femmes et ces hommes qui ont fait l'histoire de Dole, and explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dole.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dole travel planning app.

Getting from Les Rousses to Dole by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Dole are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dole

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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