Aresches tourism and travel guide

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Visit Aresches: highlights and tourist information

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Aresches is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 37 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Aresches is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 5 km and Arbois at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aresches, 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 Aresches in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Jura

Map of places to visit near Aresches

Markets in and near Aresches

  • Arbois: market Friday (10km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (18km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (33km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (37km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (38km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (38km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (43km)

More information about Aresches, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Aresches, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (32km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (10km)
  • Source - la Seille (23km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (25km)
  • Lac du Fioget (26km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (27km)
  • Lac de Chalain (27km)
  • Lac du Vernois (28km)
  • Lac de Narlay (29km)
  • Lac de Chambly (30km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (30km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (31km)
  • Lac du Val (32km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (35km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (35km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (39km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (41km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (43km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (45km)
  • Lac des Rousses (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aresches

Canton: Salins-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39110

Distance to Aresches

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 539 km

from Nice: 371 km

from Bordeaux: 552 km

from Strasbourg: 232 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abergement-les-Thesy, Andelot-en-Montagne, Bracon, Cernans, Chaux-Champagny, Chilly-sur-Salins, Clucy, Dournon, Ivory, Lemuy, Marnoz, Montmarlon, Pont-d'Hery, Pretin, Sainte-Anne, Salins-les-Bains, Supt and Thesy.

This page in French: Visiter Aresches