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Arlay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Arlay: highlights and tourist information

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Arlay is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 10 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Arlay is 333 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Arlay


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)

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


Geography and distances

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

Arlay 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 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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