Cascade de Raffenot

Cascade de Raffenot is a nice waterfall with a single drop of appr. 40 meter and is located near Châteauvieux-les-Fossés in the region le Doubs, Franche-Comté, France.

You have to know where Cascade de Raffenot is located because you can’t see the waterfall from the roadside. From Ornans drive southeast to Vuillafans (N67) and there go right to Châteauvieux. Park the car somewhere near Châteauvieux-les-Fossés (gps 47.063563, 6.202568). There is no official parking, you have to find a spot somewhere. If this is not possible, you also can start from Vuillafans. There is a parking west of the river at gps 47.068593, 6.205603.

Walk towards the castle for a hundred meter and go left, there must be a path. After 5 minutes you cross the river Raffenot. Go left here and follow the river south for a few kilometer until you see Cascade de Raffenot. The walk takes appr. 30-40 minutes and 10-15 longer if you start at Vuillafans.

Ruisseau de Raffenot is a low volume river with enough water in it after a rainy period. In summertime the river runs dry.


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About Cascade de Raffenot

LocationChâteauvieux-les-Fossés, Ornans
RiverRuisseau de Raffenot
Best visitAutumn, after rainy period

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