Chaux-Des-Pres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chaux-Des-Pres in Jura

Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 27 km from Chaux-Des-Pres

Visit Chaux-Des-Pres: highlights and tourist information

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Chaux-Des-Pres 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 Chaux-Des-Pres in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 27 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 28 km.

Chaux-Des-Pres, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 27 km (direction east-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


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 38 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


at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide


at 48 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

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Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

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Map of places to visit near Chaux-Des-Pres


Markets in and near Chaux-Des-Pres

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (12km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (14km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (24km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (27km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (31km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (32km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Chaux-Des-Pres, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (38km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de l'Abbaye (4km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (5km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (9km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (9km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (13km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (13km)
  • Lac du Val (14km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (14km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (15km)
  • Lac de Narlay (15km)
  • Lac du Vernois (16km)
  • Lac de Chambly (16km)
  • Lac des Rousses (17km)
  • Lac du Fioget (18km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (18km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (19km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Col de la Faucille (19km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (20km)
  • Source - la Seille (32km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (38km)
  • Mole (63km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Chaux-Des-Pres is in the east of France at 30 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chaux-Des-Pres is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaux-Des-Pres

Canton: Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39150

Distance to Chaux-Des-Pres

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 575 km

from Nice: 331 km

from Bordeaux: 534 km

from Strasbourg: 271 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 Chaux-Des-Pres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-Des-Pres, Chatel-de-Joux, Etival, Grande-Riviere, La Frasnee, La Rixouse, Les Crozets, Les Piards, Lezat, Longchaumois, Prenovel and Villard-sur-Bienne.

This page in French: Visiter Chaux-Des-Pres


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