Briod tourism and travel guide

Photo of Briod in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 5 km from Briod

Visit Briod: highlights and tourist information

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Briod 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 Briod in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 5 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 5 km.

Briod, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 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


Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
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at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 43 km (direction north-north-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


at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Dole guide


at 52 km (direction east-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
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

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

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 64 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide


at 65 km (direction east-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

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Map of places to visit near Briod


Markets in and near Briod

  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (6km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (24km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (29km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (31km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (33km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (34km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Briod, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (13km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (8km)
  • Source - la Seille (13km)
  • Lac de Chalain (13km)
  • Lac de Chambly (14km)
  • Lac du Val (15km)
  • Lac du Vernois (20km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (21km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (21km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (21km)
  • Lac du Fioget (22km)
  • Lac de Narlay (22km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (22km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (23km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (24km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (25km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (27km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (35km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (37km)
  • Lac des Rousses (40km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (40km)
  • Col de la Faucille (44km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Briod is in the east of France at 5 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Briod is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Briod

Canton: Conliège

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39570

Distance to Briod

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 353 km

from Bordeaux: 522 km

from Strasbourg: 267 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 Briod from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baume-les-Messieurs, Bornay, Chille, Conliege, Crancot, Granges-sur-Baume, Le Pin, Lons-le-Saunier, Moiron, Montaigu, Pannessieres, Perrigny, Publy, Revigny, Saint-Maur, Verges, Vernantois, Vevy and Villeneuve-sous-Pymont.

This page in French: Visiter Briod


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