Baume-les-Messieurs tourism and travel guide

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Visit Baume-les-Messieurs: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded slopes and dominated by its 13th century abbey

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Baume-les-Messieurs. For detailed visitor information see the Baume-les-Messieurs travel guide.

Baume-les-Messieurs is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 8 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Baume-les-Messieurs is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Baume-les-Messieurs include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 8 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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Baume-les-Messieurs, 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 Baume-les-Messieurs 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 Baume-les-Messieurs

Markets in and near Baume-les-Messieurs

  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (8km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (21km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (31km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (33km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (35km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (37km)

More information about Baume-les-Messieurs, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Baume-les-Messieurs, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (10km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (7km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (9km)
  • Lac de Chalain (12km)
  • Lac de Chambly (14km)
  • Lac du Val (16km)
  • Lac du Vernois (20km)
  • Lac du Fioget (21km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (21km)
  • Lac de Narlay (21km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (22km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (22km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (22km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (22km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (23km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (25km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (28km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (31km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (40km)
  • Lac des Rousses (41km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (43km)
  • Col de la Faucille (47km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Baume-les-Messieurs

Canton: Voiteur

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39210

Distance to Baume-les-Messieurs

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 547 km

from Nice: 357 km

from Bordeaux: 525 km

from Strasbourg: 262 km

Getting here

Baume-les-Messieurs 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 Baume-les-Messieurs from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blois-sur-Seille, Briod, Chateau-Chalon, Chille, Conliege, Crancot, Granges-sur-Baume, La Marre, Lavigny, Le Louverot, Le Pin, Le Vernois, Montaigu, Montain, Nevy-sur-Seille, Pannessieres, Perrigny, Verges, Vevy and Voiteur.

This page in French: Visiter Baume-les-Messieurs