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Chapois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chapois in Jura

Photo is of Salins-les-Bains at 13 km from Chapois

Visit Chapois: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 13 km and Arbois at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chapois, 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 Chapois in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
 
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Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 31 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 32 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 33 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
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Dole

Dole

at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Doubs department

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among...

See Besancon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chapois

 
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Markets in and near Chapois

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (11km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (16km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (31km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (36km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (45km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (46km)

More information about Chapois, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Chapois, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (33km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (3km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (17km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (19km)
  • Lac du Fioget (20km)
  • Lac du Vernois (22km)
  • Source - la Seille (22km)
  • Lac de Narlay (22km)
  • Lac de Chalain (22km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (23km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (24km)
  • Lac de Chambly (24km)
  • Lac du Val (26km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (28km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (29km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (29km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (34km)
  • Lac des Rousses (38km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (39km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (42km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (42km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chapois is in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chapois is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chapois

Canton: Champagnole

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39300

Distance to Chapois

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 547 km

from Nice: 363 km

from Bordeaux: 553 km

from Strasbourg: 236 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 Chapois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelot-en-Montagne, Le Larderet, Le Latet, Le Pasquier, Les Nans, Montmarlon, Moutoux, Onglieres, Plenise, Plenisette, Pont-d'Hery, Supt and Vers-en-Montagne.

This page in French: Visiter Chapois

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