15 days in Jura Itinerary

15 days in Jura Itinerary

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Les Rousses
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Dole
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Les Rousses

— 6 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. Villa Palladienne and Eglise Sainte-Marie de Saint-Hymetiere will appeal to history buffs. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Plage du Grand Lac de Clairvaux and Musee du Jouet. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Les Rousses: La Chaux-du-Dombief (Pic de l'Aigle & Belvedere des Quatre Lacs), Menetrux-en-Joux (Cascades du Hérisson & Parc Animalier du Herisson) and Clairvaux-les-Lacs (Musee des Machines a nourrir le monde & Eglise Saint Nithier). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Meublerie du Bois de L'ours, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Vouglans, see the interesting displays at Musee de la Pipe et du Diamant, and admire the sheer force of Gorges de l'Abime.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Les Rousses trip maker tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Les Rousses is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Dole.

Things to do in Les Rousses

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

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Dole

— 8 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. For shopping fun, head to Chocolats Hirsinger or Marche Couvert de Dole. Family-friendly places like Collegiale Notre-Dame de Dole and Fresque Ces femmes et ces hommes qui ont fait l'histoire de Dole will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dole: Grottes des Moidons (in Molain), Baume-les-Messieurs (Grottes de Baume-les-Messieurs, Cascade de Tufs, &more) and Arbois (Eglise Saint-Just d'Arbois, Maison de Louis Pasteur, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of La Fontaine aux Lepreux, examine the collection at La Maison de La Vache qui rit, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanique des Chevannes, and don't miss a visit to La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Dole road trip planner.

Getting from Les Rousses to Dole by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Dole, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dole

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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