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

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#1 of 38 in Historic Sites in Jura
Must see · Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
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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  • Even on a rainy day in October you can appreciate this beautiful valley with its medieval villages and caves and waterfalls. Very nice to walk around.  more »
  • We have been to see this place several times. Whether the water is in full flood or just a trickle, it is awesome. We also have eaten at the restaurant inside, outside in the garden, and have taken....  more »
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