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Chatonnay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chatonnay in Jura

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 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: Chatonnay is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 28 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chatonnay, 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 Chatonnay 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 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

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

Chatonnay 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 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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