La Barre tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Barre in Jura

Visit La Barre: highlights and tourist information

La Barre is situated in the Jura, Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 53 km from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital. (General information: La Barre is 312 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 15 km and Dole at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Barre, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to La Barre in Burgundy-Franche-Comté. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

 
 

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Map of places to visit near La Barre

Markets in and near La Barre

Local markets

  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (23km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (27km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (28km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (43km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (48km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (48km)

More information about La Barre, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions to visit near La Barre, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Barre and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (16km) [Map]
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (30km) [Map]
  • Parc de l'Etang (32km) [Map]
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (44km) [Map]
  • Château d'Arcelot (46km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (42km) [Map]
  • Source - la Seille (42km) [Map]
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (44km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (46km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (28km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Barre

Canton: Dampierre

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

Postcode: 39700

Distance to La Barre

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 507 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 547 km

from Strasbourg: 222 km

Getting here

La Barre is in the east of France. Most visitors drive via Paris (from the north and west) or via Lyon (from the south), or fly into Geneva to the south For driving distances to La Barre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of La Barre): Auxange, Dampierre, Eclans-Nenon, Etrepigney, La Breteniere, Lavangeot, Lavans-les-Dole, Le Petit-Mercey, Louvatange, Malange, Monteplain, Orchamps, Our, Plumont, Ranchot, Rans, Romange and Sermange.

This page in French: Visitez La Barre