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Chamole tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chamole in Jura

Photo is of Arbois at 8 km from Chamole

Visit Chamole: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Arbois

Arbois

at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-west)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 22 km (direction south-west)

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Dole

Dole

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-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 47 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
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 48 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 49 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle...

See Chateau de Joux guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest...

See Pesmes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chamole

 
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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

What to do at Chamole? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Chamole is in the east of France at 22 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chamole is 337 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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