Balaiseaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Balaiseaux in Jura

Photo is of Dole at 15 km from Balaiseaux

Visit Balaiseaux: highlights and tourist information

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Balaiseaux 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 Balaiseaux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 15 km and Arbois at 24 km.

Balaiseaux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction )

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

See Dole guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté and also...

See Pesmes guide


at 44 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 local vineyards...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same name, with...

See Beaune guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your visit to...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps our favourite...

See Dijon guide


at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the highlights to...

See Besancon guide

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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

What to do at Balaiseaux? 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

Balaiseaux is in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Balaiseaux is 313 kilometres from Paris).

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

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