Chassal tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chassal in Jura

Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 27 km from Chassal

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Chassal 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 Chassal in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 27 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 39 km.

Chassal, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 27 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


at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 46 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

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Map of places to visit near Chassal


Markets in and near Chassal

  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (6km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (15km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (20km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (21km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (26km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (27km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Chassal, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (27km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (52km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (13km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (41km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (9km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (16km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (16km)
  • Col de la Faucille (18km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (21km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (26km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (26km)
  • Lac des Rousses (28km)
  • Lac du Val (30km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (31km)
  • Lac de Chambly (32km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (32km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Lac de Narlay (33km)
  • Lac du Vernois (33km)
  • Lac de Chalain (35km)
  • Lac du Fioget (35km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (36km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (38km)

Geography and distances

Chassal is in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chassal is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chassal

Canton: Saint-Claude

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39360

Distance to Chassal

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 317 km

from Bordeaux: 523 km

from Strasbourg: 288 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 Chassal from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avignon-les-Saint-Claude, Coiserette, Coyriere, Larrivoire, Lavans-les-Saint-Claude, Molinges, Ponthoux, Pratz, Rogna, Saint-Claude, Saint-Lupicin, Vaux-les-Saint-Claude, Villard-Saint-Sauveur and Vulvoz.

This page in French: Visiter Chassal


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