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Chatelneuf tourism and travel guide

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

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Visit Chatelneuf: highlights and tourist information

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Chatelneuf is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chatelneuf is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 21 km and Chateau-Chalon at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chatelneuf, 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 Chatelneuf 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 Chatelneuf

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

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

Chatelneuf 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 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

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