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Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs, Baume-les-Messieurs

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Explore the trails, cliffs, and lookouts of Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs, a limestone plateau that forms a unique geologic valley. Visit the Balm caves that are among the most beautiful in Europe. During your guided tour, stop at Baume Abbey not far from the still-traveled Roman road, famous for its 16th-century retable (framed altarpiece). The GR 59 long-distance footpath passes through the valley and brings you to the cascades with crystal-clear water descending down a series of rocky steps. Plan to visit Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs during your Baume-les-Messieurs vacation using our convenient Baume-les-Messieurs online trip maker.
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  • Visiting Baume-les-messieurs is like living a fairytale. If only the walls of the abbey and beautiful village buildings can talk. One of the most beautiful places I have been to. The 8.5km circuit... 
    Visiting Baume-les-messieurs is like living a fairytale. If only the walls of the abbey and beautiful village buildings can talk. One of the most beautiful places I have been to. The 8.5km circuit...  more »
  • I can honestly say that whilst the village is beautiful, the inhabitants made it one of the most unpleasant villages I have ever been to. From the international sign for "I'm watching you" to... 
    I can honestly say that whilst the village is beautiful, the inhabitants made it one of the most unpleasant villages I have ever been to. From the international sign for "I'm watching you" to...  more »

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