8 days in Jura Itinerary

8 days in Jura Itinerary

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Dole
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Les Rousses
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Dole

— 4 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. Attractions like Collegiale Notre-Dame de Dole and Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Salins-les-Bains (La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel & Thermes de Salins les Bains), La Maison du Comte (in Poligny) and Chateau Chalon (Eglise Saint-Pierre de Chateau-Chalon & L'Ecole d'Autrefois). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Vieux Dole, admire the local landmark of La Fontaine aux Lepreux, see the interesting displays at La Maison de La Vache qui rit, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes des Moidons.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dole trip planner.

Paris to Dole is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August in Dole, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Les Rousses.

Things to do in Dole

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Les Rousses

— 3 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. Kids will appreciate attractions like Cascades du Hérisson and Gorges de l'Abime. Get out of town with these interesting Les Rousses side-trips: Musee du Jouet (in Moirans-en-Montagne), Lac de Vouglans (in Orgelet) and Clairvaux-les-Lacs (Plage du Grand Lac de Clairvaux & Musee des Machines a nourrir le monde). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Chalain, head outdoors with Les Gorges de la Langouette, see the interesting displays at Musee de la Boissellerie, and get great views at Pic de l'Aigle.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Les Rousses trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Dole to Les Rousses takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Les Rousses

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

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