22 days in Jura Itinerary

22 days in Jura Itinerary

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Fly to Dole-Tavaux Airport, Drive to Dole
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Dole
— 8 nights
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Clairvaux-les-Lacs
— 12 nights
Drive to Dole-Tavaux Airport, Fly to Charlotte

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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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel and Collegiale Notre-Dame de Dole. Step out of the city life by going to Le Circuit du Chat Perche and Grottes de Baume-les-Messieurs. Venture out of the city with trips to Arbois (Maison de Louis Pasteur, Eglise Saint-Just d'Arbois, &more), Lons-le-Saunier (Eglise des Cordeliers de Lons-le-Saunier, Fromagerie Pianet Humbey, &more) and Salins-les-Bains (Casino & Thermes de Salins les Bains). There's much more to do: engage your brain at Maison natale de Louis Pasteur, do a tasting at Domaine Pecheur Cotes du Jura, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dole, and stroll around Chateau d'Arlay.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Dole trip itinerary planning tool.

Charlotte, USA to Dole is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Charlotte in June: high temperatures in Dole hover around 75°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Clairvaux-les-Lacs.
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Clairvaux-les-Lacs — 12 nights

Clairvaux-les-Lacs is a commune in the Jura department in Franche-Comté in eastern France.World heritage siteIt is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get outdoors at Cascades du Hérisson and La Cascade des Tufs. You'll explore and learn at Musee des Machines a nourrir le monde and Abbaye Imperiale de Baume-les-Messieurs. Explore Clairvaux-les-Lacs' surroundings by going to Source de la Saine (in Foncine-le-Haut), Les Gorges de la Langouette (in Les Planches-en-Montagne) and Pertes de l'Ain (in Champagnole). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs, catch all the local highlights with Espace des Mondes Polaires, steep yourself in history at Villa Palladienne, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Clairvaux-les-Lacs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dole to Clairvaux-les-Lacs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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