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Chatillon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 8 km from Chatillon

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Chatillon 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 Chatillon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 8 km and Chateau-Chalon at 13 km.

Chatillon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction west-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 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Arbois guide
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at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

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

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


at 46 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


at 51 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 54 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
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


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

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

See Pontarlier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction east-south-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 58 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide


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

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

See Ornans guide

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Map of places to visit near Chatillon


Markets in and near Chatillon

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (14km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (17km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (27km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (39km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (39km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (39km)

More information about Chatillon, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Chatillon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (18km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (2km)
  • Lac de Chalain (5km)
  • Lac de Chambly (6km)
  • Lac du Val (7km)
  • Source - la Seille (12km)
  • Lac du Vernois (12km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (13km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (14km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (14km)
  • Lac du Fioget (14km)
  • Lac de Narlay (14km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (14km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (16km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (16km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (18km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (20km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (29km)
  • Lac des Rousses (32km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (33km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (35km)
  • Col de la Faucille (39km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Chatillon is in the east of France at 14 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chatillon is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatillon

Canton: Conliège

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39130

Distance to Chatillon

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 555 km

from Nice: 350 km

from Bordeaux: 529 km

from Strasbourg: 262 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 Chatillon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blye, Charcier, Charezier, Crancot, Denezieres, Doucier, Marigny, Mirebel, Montigny-sur-l'Ain and Verges.

This page in French: Visiter Chatillon


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