26 days in Bort-les-Orgues, Allanche & Jura Itinerary

26 days in Bort-les-Orgues, Allanche & Jura Itinerary

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Bort-les-Orgues
— 6 nights
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Allanche
— 1 night
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Les Rousses
— 12 nights
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Dole
— 6 nights
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Bort-les-Orgues

— 6 nights
Bort-les-Orgues is a commune in the Corrèze department in central France.GeographyBort-les-Orgues is situated on the Dordogne.The river Rhue forms part of the commune's southeastern border, then flows into the Dordogne.SightsBort-les-Orgues takes its name from les Orgues, an organ-shaped old volcano at the foot of which it lies. Your day by day itinerary now includes Sentier d’Interpretation de l’etang du Masvaudier, Cascades des jarrauds and Site Gallo-Romain des Cars. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grand Site de France Puy Mary - Volcan du Cantal and Chateau de Ventadour. Step out of the city life by going to Les Orgues de Bort and Golf Val Saint Jean. Venture out of the city with trips to La Cave de Salers (in Salers), Chateau de la Tremoliere (in Anglards-de-Salers) and Chateau de Laroque (in Laroquebrou). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musee de la Tanerie, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Leger de Cheylade, admire the sheer force of Cascade du Sartre, and identify plant and animal life at Site de Saint-Nazaire.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bort-les-Orgues trip planner.

Blankenberge, Belgium to Bort-les-Orgues is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Allanche.

Things to do in Bort-les-Orgues

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Allanche

— 1 night
Allanche is a commune in the Cantal department in the Auvergne region of south-central France.The inhabitants of the commune are known as Allanchois or AllanchoisesGeographyAllanche is located some 70 km south of Clermont-Ferrand and 20 km east by southeast of Massiac. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades de Courbiere, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de la Terrisse, and then appreciate the views at Cascade des Veyrines.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Allanche day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bort-les-Orgues to Allanche takes an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Allanche can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You'll set off for Les Rousses on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Allanche

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Les Rousses

— 12 nights
Visiting Les Gorges de la Langouette and La Cascade de la Billaude will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Reserve Naturelle du Marais de Lavours and Base Nautique du Lac des Rousses. Get out of town with these interesting Les Rousses side-trips: Source de la Saine (in Foncine-le-Haut), Source de l'Ain (in Nozeroy) and Pertes de l'Ain (in Champagnole).

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Les Rousses trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Allanche to Les Rousses takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dole.

Things to do in Les Rousses

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dole

— 6 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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fresque Ces femmes et ces hommes qui ont fait l'histoire de Dole and Baraques du 14. Step off the beaten path and head to Chateau Fort d'Oricourt and Foret de Chaux. Change things up with these side-trips from Dole: Reculee des Planches (in Les Planches-pres-Arbois), Sentier Karstique (in Besain) and Arbois (Tour Gloriette & Pont des Capucins). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame, pause for some photo ops at Statue du marquis Jouffroy d'Abbans, expand your understanding of the military at Fort du Mont-Bart, and head outdoors with Lac de Vesoul-Vaivre.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dole tour itinerary planning app.

Drive from Les Rousses to Dole in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Dole can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Dole

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Jura travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Waterfalls · Gift & Specialty Shops