Charency tourism and travel guide

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Visit Charency: highlights and tourist information

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Charency is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Charency is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 21 km and Arbois at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charency, 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 Charency 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 Charency

Markets in and near Charency

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (7km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (22km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (31km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (36km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (44km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (52km)

More information about Charency, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Charency, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (35km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (51km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (52km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (8km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (11km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (13km)
  • Lac du Fioget (13km)
  • Lac de Narlay (16km)
  • Lac du Vernois (16km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (17km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (18km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Lac de Chambly (20km)
  • Lac du Val (21km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (22km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (22km)
  • Source - la Seille (23km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (25km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (27km)
  • Lac des Rousses (30km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (33km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (42km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (43km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (43km)
  • Col de la Faucille (45km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (47km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (53km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Charency

Canton: Nozeroy

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39250

Distance to Charency

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 555 km

from Nice: 355 km

from Bordeaux: 553 km

from Strasbourg: 241 km

Getting here

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

We have 28 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billecul, Bourg-de-Sirod, Censeau, Conte, Doye, Equevillon, Esserval-Combe, Esserval-Tartre, Gillois, La Faviere, Le Larderet, Le Latet, Lent, Les Nans, Longcochon, Mieges, Molpre, Mournans-Charbonny, Moutoux, Nozeroy, Onglieres, Plenise, Plenisette, Rix, Saint-Germain-en-Montagne, Sapois, Sirod and Vers-en-Montagne.

This page in French: Visiter Charency