15 days in Jura Itinerary

15 days in Jura Itinerary

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Les Rousses
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Salins-les-Bains
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Les Rousses — 8 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. Attractions like Cascades du Hérisson and Sentiers de Randonnee de la Station des Rousses make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Les Rousses: Lac de Vouglans (in Orgelet), Clairvaux-les-Lacs (Plage du Grand Lac de Clairvaux, Le Village du Bois, &more) and Saint-Claude (La cluse du Flumen et ses cascades, Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, &more). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pic de l'Aigle, look for all kinds of wild species at La tourbiere de Prenovel, admire the sheer force of La Cascade de la Billaude, and trek along Randonnee des Quatre Lacs.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Les Rousses itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Les Rousses is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Salins-les-Bains.
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Salins-les-Bains — 6 nights

Salins-les-Bains is a commune in the Jura department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France.Salins owes its name to its saline waters, used for bathing and drinking. Bring the kids along to Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs and La Maison de La Vache qui rit. Explore Salins-les-Bains' surroundings by going to Baume-les-Messieurs (Cascade de Tufs, Abbaye Imperiale de Baume-les-Messieurs, &more), Magasin des Fromageries Vagne (in Chateau Chalon) and Pertes de l'Ain (in Champagnole). The adventure continues: examine the collection at La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel, admire the verdant scenery at Reculee des Planches, take in the awesome beauty at Mont Poupet, and contemplate the long history of Maison de Louis Pasteur.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Salins-les-Bains travel site.

Traveling by car from Les Rousses to Salins-les-Bains takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Salins-les-Bains are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.
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