8 days in Jura Itinerary

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— 4 nights
Les Rousses
— 3 nights


Dole ©
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. Kids will enjoy Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs and Abbaye Imperiale de Baume-les-Messieurs. Venture out of the city with trips to La Maison du Comte (in Poligny), Salins-les-Bains (La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel & Thermes de Salins les Bains) and Chateau Chalon (Eglise Saint-Pierre de Chateau-Chalon & L'Ecole d'Autrefois). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiale Notre-Dame de Dole, Head underground at Grottes des Moidons, examine the collection at Maison natale de Louis Pasteur, and admire the sheer force of La Cascade des Tufs.

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Paris to Dole is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, daily temperatures in Dole can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Les Rousses.

Things to do in Dole

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Baume-les-Messieurs, Lons-le-Saunier, Arbois, Salins-les-Bains, Chateau Chalon
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La Maison de La Vache qui rit ©
La Maison de La Vache qui rit
Grottes des Moidons ©
Grottes des Moidons
Hotel-Dieu de Lons-le-Saunier ©
Hotel-Dieu de Lons-le-Saunier

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. Attractions like Cascades du Hérisson and Gorges de l'Abime make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Les Rousses: Lac de Vouglans (in Orgelet), Clairvaux-les-Lacs (Plage du Grand Lac de Clairvaux & Musee des Machines a nourrir le monde) and Musee du Jouet (in Moirans-en-Montagne). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lac de Chalain, examine the collection at Musee de la Boissellerie, get outside with Les Gorges de la Langouette, and get great views at Pic de l'Aigle.

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Drive from Dole to Les Rousses in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Les Rousses

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Clairvaux-les-Lacs, Pic de l'Aigle, Cascades du Hérisson, Lac de Vouglans, Gorges de l'Abime
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Cascades du Hérisson ©
Cascades du Hérisson
Musee du Jouet ©
Musee du Jouet
Lac de Chalain ©
Lac de Chalain