Chamole tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chamole: highlights and tourist information

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Chamole is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 22 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chamole is 337 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 8 km and Chateau-Chalon at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chamole, 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 Chamole in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Chamole

Markets in and near Chamole

  • Arbois: market Friday (8km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (17km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (23km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (34km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (36km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (38km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (42km)

More information about Chamole, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Chamole, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chamole.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (17km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (9km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (21km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (22km)
  • Lac de Chambly (22km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (24km)
  • Lac du Fioget (24km)
  • Lac du Vernois (24km)
  • Lac du Val (24km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (26km)
  • Lac de Narlay (26km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (27km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (27km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (30km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (30km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (37km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (38km)
  • Lac des Rousses (46km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chamole

Canton: Poligny

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39800

Distance to Chamole

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 337 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 369 km

from Bordeaux: 536 km

from Strasbourg: 246 km

Getting here

Chamole is in the east of France. 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 Chamole from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barretaine, Besain, Buvilly, Chaussenans, Grozon, Les Planches-Pres-Arbois, Miery, Molain, Plasne, Poligny, Pupillin, Tourmont and Vaux-sur-Poligny.

This page in French: Visiter Chamole