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Chazelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chazelles in Jura

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 24 km from Chazelles

Visit Chazelles: highlights and tourist information

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Chazelles is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 24 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 34 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chazelles, 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 Chazelles in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 38 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
Tournus

Tournus

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
 
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Macon

Macon

at 41 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to...

See Macon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important...

See Brancion guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 49 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 56 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple...

See Belleville guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Jura

Map of places to visit near Chazelles

 
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Markets in and near Chazelles

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (3km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (24km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (27km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (28km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (34km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (34km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (36km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Chazelles, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Chazelles, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (33km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (33km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (37km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (40km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (42km)
  • Lac du Val (44km)
  • Lac de Chambly (44km)
  • Lac de Chalain (45km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (45km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (45km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (46km)
  • Source - la Seille (48km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (49km)
  • Lac du Vernois (50km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (51km)
  • Lac de Narlay (51km)
  • Lac du Fioget (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (34km)
  • Macon (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chazelles is in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chazelles is 353 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chazelles

Canton: Saint-Amour

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39160

Distance to Chazelles

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 353 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 336 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 302 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 Chazelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelot-Morval, Bourcia, Coligny, Domsure, La Balme-d'Epy, Nanc-les-Saint-Amour, Nantey, Pirajoux, Saint-Amour, Saint-Jean-d'Etreux, Salavre, Senaud, Thoissia and Val-d'Epy.

This page in French: Visiter Chazelles

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