Balaiseaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Balaiseaux: highlights and tourist information

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Balaiseaux is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Balaiseaux is 313 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 15 km and Arbois at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Balaiseaux, 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 Balaiseaux 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 Balaiseaux

Markets in and near Balaiseaux

  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (18km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (24km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (26km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (29km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (33km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (34km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (39km)

More information about Balaiseaux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Balaiseaux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (15km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (23km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (28km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Lac de Chalain (41km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (43km)
  • Lac de Chambly (44km)
  • Lac du Val (46km)
  • Lac du Fioget (48km)
  • Lac du Vernois (48km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (48km)
  • Lac de Narlay (49km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (50km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (50km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (50km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (52km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (52km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Balaiseaux

Canton: Chaussin

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39120

Distance to Balaiseaux

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 313 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 389 km

from Bordeaux: 524 km

from Strasbourg: 248 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnans-Beauvoisin, Bretenieres, Chaussin, Chene-Bernard, Gatey, Le Deschaux, Les Essards-Taignevaux, Nevy-les-Dole, Pleure, Rahon, Saint-Baraing, Seligney, Tassenieres and Villers-Robert.

This page in French: Visiter Balaiseaux