Baume-les-Messieurs tourism and travel guide

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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

Baume-les-Messieurs is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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.

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 8 km and Arbois at 24 km.

Baume-les-Messieurs, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

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

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

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at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure lake and...

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at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along the Loue river,...

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Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the village along...

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at 61 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore the source of the...

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Baume-les-Messieurs, France

What to do at Baume-les-Messieurs? 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

Baume-les-Messieurs is 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).

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

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