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Chateau-Chalon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chateau-Chalon: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon is its hilltop position with lovely views across the vineyards in the valley below

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Chateau-Chalon. For detailed visitor information see the Chateau-Chalon travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Chateau-Chalon include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 10 km and Arbois at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chateau-Chalon, 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 Chateau-Chalon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
 
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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

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

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Dole

Dole

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore the...

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide

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Map of places to visit near Chateau-Chalon

 
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Markets in and near Chateau-Chalon

  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (11km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (20km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (21km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (29km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (31km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (34km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (34km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (39km)

Hotels near Chateau-Chalon

More information about Chateau-Chalon, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Chateau-Chalon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (7km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (5km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (14km)
  • Lac de Chalain (15km)
  • Lac de Chambly (18km)
  • Lac du Val (20km)
  • Lac du Vernois (23km)
  • Lac du Fioget (24km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (25km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (25km)
  • Lac de Narlay (25km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (26km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (26km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (26km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (26km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (30km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (31km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (33km)
  • Lac des Rousses (45km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (45km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (48km)
  • Col de la Faucille (52km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Chateau-Chalon is in the east of France at 10 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chateau-Chalon is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateau-Chalon

Canton: Voiteur

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39210

Distance to Chateau-Chalon

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 542 km

from Nice: 363 km

from Bordeaux: 526 km

from Strasbourg: 258 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 Chateau-Chalon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baume-les-Messieurs, Blois-sur-Seille, Brery, Domblans, Frontenay, Granges-sur-Baume, La Marre, Ladoye-sur-Seille, Lavigny, Le Louverot, Le Pin, Le Vernois, Mantry, Menetru-le-Vignoble, Montain, Nevy-sur-Seille, Passenans, Plainoiseau, Plasne, Saint-Germain-les-Arlay, Saint-Lamain and Voiteur.

This page in French: Visiter Chateau-Chalon

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