Ardon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ardon: highlights and tourist information

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Ardon is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Ardon is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 17 km and Salins-les-Bains at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ardon, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ardon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Ardon

Markets in and near Ardon

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (4km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (17km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (38km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (44km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (47km)

More information about Ardon, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Ardon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ardon.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (27km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (47km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Billaude (11km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (11km)
  • Lac du Fioget (12km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (13km)
  • Lac de Chalain (14km)
  • Lac du Vernois (14km)
  • Lac de Narlay (15km)
  • Source - la Seille (15km)
  • Lac de Chambly (16km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (16km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (16km)
  • Lac du Val (17km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (19km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (21km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (21km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (27km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (31km)
  • Lac des Rousses (34km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (43km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (43km)
  • Col de la Faucille (46km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (50km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (51km)

Towns of Art and history

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ardon

Canton: Champagnole

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39300

Distance to Ardon

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 550 km

from Nice: 358 km

from Bordeaux: 545 km

from Strasbourg: 245 km

Getting here

Ardon 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 Ardon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-de-Sirod, Champagnole, Cize, Crotenay, Equevillon, Le Larderet, Le Latet, Le Pasquier, Montrond, Moutoux, Ney, Saint-Germain-en-Montagne, Sapois, Valempoulieres, Vannoz and Vers-en-Montagne.

This page in French: Visiter Ardon