Chatelneuf tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 21 km from Chatelneuf

Visit Chatelneuf: highlights and tourist information

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Chatelneuf 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 Chatelneuf in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 21 km and Chateau-Chalon at 24 km.

Chatelneuf, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 28 km (direction west)

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

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at 30 km (direction west)

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

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at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Doubs department

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

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Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000...

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at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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

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

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at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Markets in and near Chatelneuf

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (8km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (27km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (33km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (39km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (39km)

More information about Chatelneuf, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Chatelneuf, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (30km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Fioget (1km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (2km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (3km)
  • Lac de Narlay (4km)
  • Lac du Vernois (4km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (5km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (6km)
  • Lac de Chambly (9km)
  • Lac du Val (9km)
  • Lac de Chalain (9km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (10km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (10km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (15km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (16km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (19km)
  • Source - la Seille (20km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (21km)
  • Lac des Rousses (23km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (32km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (32km)
  • Col de la Faucille (35km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (55km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Chatelneuf is in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chatelneuf is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatelneuf

Canton: Champagnole

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39300

Distance to Chatelneuf

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 560 km

from Nice: 347 km

from Bordeaux: 543 km

from Strasbourg: 253 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 Chatelneuf from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-de-Sirod, Chaux-Des-Crotenay, Chevrotaine, Cize, Crans, Entre-Deux-Monts, Le Frasnois, Le Vaudioux, Loulle, Mont-sur-Monnet, Pillemoine, Saffloz and Syam.

This page in French: Visiter Chatelneuf