15 days in Jura Itinerary

15 days in Jura Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Jura trip itinerary planner

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Les Rousses
— 6 nights
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Dole
— 8 nights
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Les Rousses

— 6 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. Villa Palladienne and Eglise Saint Nithier will appeal to history buffs. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Plage du Grand Lac de Clairvaux and Musee du Jouet. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Les Rousses: Musee des Machines a nourrir le monde (in Clairvaux-les-Lacs), La Chaux-du-Dombief (Pic de l'Aigle & Belvedere des Quatre Lacs) and Menetrux-en-Joux (Cascades du Hérisson & Parc Animalier du Herisson). The adventure continues: stop by Meublerie du Bois de L'ours, take in the dramatic scenery at Gorges de l'Abime, explore the striking landscape at Le Chapeau de Gendarme, and take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Boissellerie.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Les Rousses trip itinerary builder site.

Brussels, Belgium to Les Rousses is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dole.

Things to do in Les Rousses

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

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Dole

— 8 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. For shopping fun, head to Chocolats Hirsinger or Marche Couvert de Dole. Family-friendly places like Collegiale Notre-Dame de Dole and Vieux Dole will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dole: Baume-les-Messieurs (Grottes de Baume-les-Messieurs, Cascade de Tufs, &more), Grottes des Moidons (in Molain) and Arbois (Eglise Saint-Just d'Arbois, Maison de Louis Pasteur, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of La Fontaine aux Lepreux, examine the collection at La Maison de La Vache qui rit, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanique des Chevannes, and don't miss a visit to La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Dole road trip planner.

Getting from Les Rousses to Dole by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Dole, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dole

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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