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Charcier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 12 km from Charcier

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Visit Charcier: highlights and tourist information

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Charcier is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 16 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Charcier is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 12 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charcier, 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 Charcier 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 Charcier


Markets in and near Charcier

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (17km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (18km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (28km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (31km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (38km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (40km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (40km)

More information about Charcier, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Charcier, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (22km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (3km)
  • Lac de Chambly (4km)
  • Lac du Val (5km)
  • Lac de Chalain (6km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (10km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (10km)
  • Lac du Vernois (11km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (11km)
  • Lac de Narlay (12km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (12km)
  • Lac du Fioget (13km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (14km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (15km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (15km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (16km)
  • Source - la Seille (16km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (28km)
  • Lac des Rousses (29km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (30km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (31km)
  • Col de la Faucille (35km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Charcier

Canton: Clairvaux-les-Lacs

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39130

Distance to Charcier

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 346 km

from Bordeaux: 530 km

from Strasbourg: 264 km

Getting here

Charcier 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 Charcier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blye, Boissia, Charezier, Chatillon, Clairvaux-les-Lacs, Cogna, Denezieres, Doucier, Fontenu, Menetrux-en-Joux, Mesnois, Patornay, Pont-de-Poitte, Saint-Maurice-Crillat, Saugeot, Songeson, Uxelles, Verges and Vertamboz.

This page in French: Visiter Charcier

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