Office de Tourisme des Coteaux du Jura


The cliff in Baume, also called Crançot viewpoint, is a remarkable viewpoint on the valley. You overlook the valley being above the waterfall with Baume-les-Messieurs village at the back. The notch is stunning ; discovered at the last moment, it gives a thrilling feeling. Next to the viewpoint on the right side, les “Échelles de Crançot”, which are stone stairs that replaced several ladders in the 17th century, enable to reach the bottom of the cliff and the caves.

Access from the road D471 between Pannessières and Crançot.

Address : 8 Rue du Belvédère, 39570 Crançot

GPS coordinates : Latitude : 46.688154 | Longitude : 5.6384