Arthenas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arthenas in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 10 km from Arthenas

Visit Arthenas: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Arthenas in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 10 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 17 km.

Arthenas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
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Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 47 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide


at 48 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 53 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

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Map of places to visit near Arthenas


Markets in and near Arthenas

  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (22km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (34km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (34km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (35km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (37km)

More information about Arthenas, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Arthenas, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (48km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (57km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (17km)
  • Lac de Chambly (22km)
  • Lac de Chalain (22km)
  • Lac du Val (22km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (23km)
  • Source - la Seille (24km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (26km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (26km)
  • Lac du Vernois (28km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (28km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (30km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (30km)
  • Lac de Narlay (30km)
  • Lac du Fioget (30km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (33km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (33km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (35km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (41km)
  • Lac des Rousses (44km)
  • Col de la Faucille (44km)
  • Seille (Saône) (46km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (46km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (58km)

Geography and distances

Arthenas is in the east of France at 10 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Arthenas is 347 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arthenas

Canton: Orgelet

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39270

Distance to Arthenas

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

from Paris: 347 km

from Calais: 555 km

from Nice: 348 km

from Bordeaux: 512 km

from Strasbourg: 278 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 Arthenas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alieze, Augisey, Bornay, Cesancey, Courbette, Dompierre-sur-Mont, Essia, Geruge, Gevingey, Grusse, Presilly, Reithouse, Revigny, Rosay, Rotalier, Saint-Laurent-la-Roche, Saint-Maur, Sainte-Agnes, Varessia, Vercia, Vernantois and Vincelles.

This page in French: Visiter Arthenas


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