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Chatonnay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 28 km from Chatonnay

Visit Chatonnay: highlights and tourist information

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Chatonnay 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 Chatonnay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 28 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 33 km.

Chatonnay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 28 km (direction )

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 34 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


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
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at 47 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
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide


at 63 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide

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Map of places to visit near Chatonnay


Markets in and near Chatonnay

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (15km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (20km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (25km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (33km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (34km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (38km)

More information about Chatonnay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Chatonnay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (34km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (22km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (27km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (28km)
  • Lac du Val (31km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (31km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (31km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (31km)
  • Lac de Chambly (32km)
  • Lac de Chalain (33km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (34km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (35km)
  • Lac du Vernois (36km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (37km)
  • Col de la Faucille (37km)
  • Lac de Narlay (37km)
  • Lac du Fioget (39km)
  • Source - la Seille (40km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (41km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (42km)
  • Lac des Rousses (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (48km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (56km)

Geography and distances

Chatonnay is in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chatonnay is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatonnay

Canton: Arinthod

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39240

Distance to Chatonnay

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

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 331 km

from Bordeaux: 507 km

from Strasbourg: 292 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 Chatonnay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arinthod, Chamberia, Chisseria, Dessia, Dramelay, Fetigny, La Boissiere, Lains, Legna, Louvenne, Marigna-sur-Valouse, Monnetay, Montrevel, Nancuise, Sarrogna and Savigna.

This page in French: Visiter Chatonnay


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