8 days in Jura Itinerary

8 days in Jura Itinerary

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— 4 nights
Les Rousses
— 3 nights


Baume-les-Messieurs ©
Baume-les-Messieurs is a commune in the Jura department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France.The village lies within the most extensive of the steephead valleys of the Jura escarpment, the Reculée de Baume. Explore Baume-les-Messieurs' surroundings by going to Musee du Jouet (in Moirans-en-Montagne), Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (in Orgelet) and Dole (Maison natale de Louis Pasteur, La Fontaine aux Lepreux, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs, explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes des Moidons, see the interesting displays at La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel, and head outdoors with Cascade de Tufs.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Baume-les-Messieurs trip itinerary planning website.

Paris to Baume-les-Messieurs is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Baume-les-Messieurs are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Les Rousses.

Things to do in Baume-les-Messieurs

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Dole, Poligny, Salins-les-Bains, Musee du Jouet, Maison de Louis Pasteur
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Cascade de Tufs ©
Cascade de Tufs
Grottes de Baume-les-Messieurs ©
Grottes de Baume-les-Messieurs
Abbaye Imperiale de Baume-les-Messieurs ©
Abbaye Imperiale de Baume-les-Messieurs

Les Rousses

Les Rousses ©
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Les Rousses: Les Gorges de la Langouette (in Les Planches-en-Montagne), Cascades du Hérisson (in Menetrux-en-Joux) and La Chaux-du-Dombief (Pic de l'Aigle & Belvedere des Quatre Lacs). The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at La Boite A Montagne, see the interesting displays at Musee de la Pipe et du Diamant, stop by Librairie Vents de Terre, and admire the sheer force of Gorges de l'Abime.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Les Rousses online road trip planner.

You can drive from Baume-les-Messieurs to Les Rousses in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Les Rousses

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Saint-Claude, La Chaux-du-Dombief, Les Gorges de la Langouette, Musee de la Boissellerie, Cascades du Hérisson
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Cascades du Hérisson ©
Cascades du Hérisson
La Boite A Montagne ©
La Boite A Montagne
Musee de la Boissellerie ©
Musee de la Boissellerie