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Bonlieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bonlieu in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 20 km from Bonlieu

Visit Bonlieu: highlights and tourist information

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Bonlieu is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 20 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bonlieu, 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 Bonlieu in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide
 
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Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Yvoire

Yvoire

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

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

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

See Thonon les Bains guide
Lods

Lods

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

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

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

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 65 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Jura

Map of places to visit near Bonlieu

 
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Markets in and near Bonlieu

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (24km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (33km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (34km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (35km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (41km)

Hotels near Bonlieu

More information about Bonlieu, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Bonlieu, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (30km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Le Hérisson (2km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (2km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (4km)
  • Lac du Val (4km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (6km)
  • Lac du Vernois (6km)
  • Lac de Narlay (6km)
  • Lac de Chambly (6km)
  • Lac du Fioget (8km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (9km)
  • Lac de Chalain (9km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (10km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (11km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (11km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (11km)
  • Lac des Rousses (21km)
  • Source - la Seille (22km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (24km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (25km)
  • Col de la Faucille (28km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (29km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Bonlieu is in the east of France at 25 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Bonlieu is 363 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bonlieu

Canton: Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39130

Distance to Bonlieu

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 363 km

from Calais: 565 km

from Nice: 341 km

from Bordeaux: 536 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 Bonlieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Denezieres, La Chaux-du-Dombief, La Frasnee, Le Frasnois, Menetrux-en-Joux, Saint-Maurice-Crillat, Saint-Pierre, Saugeot, Songeson and Uxelles.

This page in French: Visiter Bonlieu

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