Bief-Des-Maisons tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bief-Des-Maisons in Jura

Photo is of Salins-les-Bains at 29 km from Bief-Des-Maisons

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Bief-Des-Maisons 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 Bief-Des-Maisons in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 29 km and Arbois at 30 km.

Bief-Des-Maisons, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arbois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west)

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

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Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000 year history...

See Chateau de Joux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west)

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

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at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the local scenery...

See Pontarlier guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide


at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Doubs department

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

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily pretty and...

See Yvoire guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide

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Markets in and near Bief-Des-Maisons

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (11km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (21km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (30km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (32km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (38km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (38km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (40km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (41km)

More information about Bief-Des-Maisons, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Bief-Des-Maisons, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (39km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (43km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (55km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Billaude (8km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (9km)
  • Lac du Fioget (11km)
  • Lac de Narlay (12km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (13km)
  • Lac du Vernois (13km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (14km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (15km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (18km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (18km)
  • Lac de Chambly (19km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Lac du Val (19km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (22km)
  • Lac des Rousses (23km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (25km)
  • Source - la Seille (27km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (29km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (35km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (37km)
  • Col de la Faucille (37km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (45km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Bief-Des-Maisons is in the east of France at 37 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Bief-Des-Maisons is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bief-Des-Maisons

Canton: Planches-en-Montagne

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39150

Distance to Bief-Des-Maisons

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 348 km

from Bordeaux: 553 km

from Strasbourg: 245 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 Bief-Des-Maisons from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arsure-Arsurette, Billecul, Cerniebaud, Chatelblanc, Chaux-Des-Crotenay, Conte, Crans, Foncine-le-Haut, Fraroz, Gillois, La Faviere, La Latette, Lent, Les Chalesmes and Sirod.

This page in French: Visiter Bief-Des-Maisons