Baume-les-Messieurs

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Baume-les-Messieurs - Tourism in the Jura

Nestling in the heart of a magnificent cirque, the village of Baume-les-Messieurs, listed as one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France, takes advantage of an exceptional natural setting. The famous high cliffs can be contemplated off several viewpoints dominating the roofs of Baume-les-Messieurs. In the village itself, you mustn't miss the Benedictine abbey founded in the 6th century. Its Romanesque abbey church is unusual in that it is home to a magnificent Flemish altarpiece dating from the 16th century.

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Panorama on the circus Baume-les-Messieurs (© JE)Panorama on the circus Baume-les-Messieurs (© JE)
 
Circus saw the gazebo (© Jean Espirat)Circus saw the gazebo (© Jean Espirat)
The village (© Jean Espirat)The village (© Jean Espirat)
 
The former abbey view of the village (© Jean Espirat)The former abbey view of the village (© Jean Espirat)
Entrance to the village (© Jean Espirat)Entrance to the village (© Jean Espirat)
 
Entry of the Abbey (© Jean Espirat)Entry of the Abbey (© Jean Espirat)
Nave of the church of the Abbey (© JE)Nave of the church of the Abbey (© JE)
 
Entrance to the cave of Baume-les-Messieurs (© JE)Entrance to the cave of Baume-les-Messieurs (© JE)

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