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 Les Orgues de Bort. Step out of the city life by going to Site de Saint-Nazaire and Massif Central. Venture out of the city with trips to La Cave de Salers (in Salers), Golf Val Saint Jean (in Mauriac) and Chateau de Laroque (in Laroquebrou). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Chateau de Ventadour, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Germain, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Rougerie Fils, and make a trip to Espace EDF du Barrage de Bort-Les-Orgues.

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
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. Visiting Les Gorges de la Langouette and Base Nautique du Lac des Rousses will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like La Cascade de la Billaude and Sentiers de Randonnee de la Station 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). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Reserve Naturelle des Tourbieres, take in the dramatic scenery at La cluse du Flumen et ses cascades, stroll through Reserve Naturelle du Marais de Lavours, and kick back and relax at Plage du Grand Lac de Clairvaux.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read Les Rousses driving holiday planner.

Drive from Allanche to Les Rousses in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can 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 Eglise Notre Dame. Step off the beaten path and head to Chateau Fort d'Oricourt and Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Mont-Roland. Change things up with these side-trips from Dole: Sentier Karstique (in Besain), Reculee des Planches (in Les Planches-pres-Arbois) and Arbois (Tour Gloriette & Pont des Capucins). There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Foret de Chaux, pause for some photo ops at Statue du marquis Jouffroy d'Abbans, contemplate the long history of Baraques du 14, and shop like a local with Marche Couvert de Dole.

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