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Arlay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau-Chalon at 7 km from Arlay

Visit Arlay: highlights and tourist information

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Arlay is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau-Chalon at 7 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Arlay, 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 Arlay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the...

See Arbois guide
 
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Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Dole

Dole

at 37 km (direction north-east)

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along the...

See Ornans guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 61 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 65 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Arlay

 
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Markets in and near Arlay

  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (22km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (24km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (25km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (27km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (28km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (29km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (37km)

Hotels near Arlay

More information about Arlay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Arlay, France

What to do at Arlay? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Arlay.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (1km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (12km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (20km)
  • Lac de Chalain (22km)
  • Lac de Chambly (25km)
  • Lac du Val (26km)
  • Lac du Vernois (30km)
  • Lac du Fioget (31km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (32km)
  • Lac de Narlay (32km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (32km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (32km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (33km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (33km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (35km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (37km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (39km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (50km)
  • Lac des Rousses (51km)
  • Seille (Saône) (52km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (52km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (53km)
  • Col de la Faucille (57km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Arlay is in the east of France at 10 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Arlay is 333 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arlay

Canton: Bletterans

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39140

Distance to Arlay

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 333 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 366 km

from Bordeaux: 519 km

from Strasbourg: 262 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brery, Desnes, Domblans, Froideville, Larnaud, Lavigny, Le Louverot, Le Pin, Le Vernois, Lombard, Mantry, Montain, Plainoiseau, Quintigny, Recanoz, Ruffey-sur-Seille, Saint-Didier, Saint-Germain-les-Arlay, Saint-Lamain, Villevieux and Vincent.

This page in French: Visiter Arlay

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