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Chancia tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 36 km from Chancia

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Chancia 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 Chancia in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 36 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 37 km.

Chancia, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 36 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


at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy,...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional...

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at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide

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Map of places to visit near Chancia


Markets in and near Chancia

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (9km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (25km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (28km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (29km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (32km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (34km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (36km)

More information about Chancia, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Chancia, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (36km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (20km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (22km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (26km)
  • Col de la Faucille (29km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (29km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (32km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Lac du Val (34km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (34km)
  • Lac de Chambly (35km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (37km)
  • Lac de Chalain (38km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (38km)
  • Lac du Vernois (38km)
  • Lac des Rousses (38km)
  • Lac de Narlay (39km)
  • Lac du Fioget (41km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (42km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (44km)

Geography and distances

Chancia is in the east of France at 37 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chancia is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chancia

Canton: Moirans-en-Montagne

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chancia

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 583 km

from Nice: 320 km

from Bordeaux: 512 km

from Strasbourg: 295 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 Chancia from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cezia, Coisia, Condes, Dortan, Jeurre, Lavancia-Epercy, Lect, Martigna, Montcusel and Vescles.

This page in French: Visiter Chancia


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