Bourcia tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bourcia in Jura

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 21 km from Bourcia

Visit Bourcia: highlights and tourist information

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Bourcia 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 Bourcia in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 21 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 38 km.

Bourcia, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-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 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 45 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style with a...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will also discover...

See Tournus guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and bird-watching...

See Dombes guide


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

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional centre - hence...

See Brancion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to be found...

See Perouges guide


at 64 km (direction north-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 67 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying testament to...

See Trevoux guide

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Map of places to visit near Bourcia


Markets in and near Bourcia

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (10km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (30km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (34km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (34km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (35km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (35km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Bourcia, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Bourcia, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (35km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (38km)
  • Seille (Saône) (40km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (40km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (43km)
  • Lac du Val (43km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (44km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (44km)
  • Lac de Chambly (44km)
  • Lac de Chalain (46km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (48km)
  • Lac du Vernois (49km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (50km)
  • Lac de Narlay (50km)
  • Lac du Fioget (52km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (54km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (35km)
  • Macon (45km)

Geography and distances

Bourcia is in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Bourcia is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourcia

Canton: Saint-Julien

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39320

Distance to Bourcia

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 574 km

from Nice: 329 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 304 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 Bourcia from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Broissia, Chazelles, Coligny, Courmangoux, Florentia, Germagnat, La Balme-d'Epy, Montagna-le-Templier, Montfleur, Pouillat, Pressiat, Saint-Jean-d'Etreux, Saint-Julien, Salavre, Senaud, Val-d'Epy, Verjon, Villechantria and Villeneuve-les-Charnod.

This page in French: Visiter Bourcia