8 days in Jura Itinerary

8 days in Jura Itinerary

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— 4 nights
Les Rousses
— 3 nights


Baume-les-Messieurs ©
Baume-les-Messieurs is a commune in the Jura department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France.The village lies within the most extensive of the steephead valleys of the Jura escarpment, the Reculée de Baume. Explore Baume-les-Messieurs' surroundings by going to Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (in Orgelet), Musee du Jouet (in Moirans-en-Montagne) and Dole (Maison natale de Louis Pasteur, La Fontaine aux Lepreux, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs, explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes des Moidons, see the interesting displays at La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel, and head outdoors with Cascade de Tufs.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Baume-les-Messieurs trip itinerary planning website.

Paris to Baume-les-Messieurs is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Baume-les-Messieurs are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Les Rousses.

Things to do in Baume-les-Messieurs

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dole, Salins-les-Bains, Poligny, Sentier Karstique, Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption
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Cascade de Tufs ©
Cascade de Tufs
Grottes de Baume-les-Messieurs ©
Grottes de Baume-les-Messieurs
Abbaye Imperiale de Baume-les-Messieurs ©
Abbaye Imperiale de Baume-les-Messieurs

Les Rousses

Les Rousses ©
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Les Rousses: Les Gorges de la Langouette (in Les Planches-en-Montagne), La Chaux-du-Dombief (Pic de l'Aigle & Belvedere des Quatre Lacs) and Cascades du Hérisson (in Menetrux-en-Joux). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at La Boite A Montagne, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de la queue de cheval, get engrossed in the history at Musee de l'Abbaye, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye de Grandvaux.

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Getting from Baume-les-Messieurs to Les Rousses by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Les Rousses

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint-Claude, La Chaux-du-Dombief, Les Gorges de la Langouette, Cascade du Saut du Chien, Cascades du Hérisson
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Cascades du Hérisson ©
Cascades du Hérisson
La Boite A Montagne ©
La Boite A Montagne
Pic de l'Aigle ©
Pic de l'Aigle