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Photo of Chemin in Jura

Photo is of Dole at 18 km from Chemin

Visit Chemin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 18 km and Nuits-Saint-Georges at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chemin, 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 Chemin in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dole guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 36 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the...

See Beaune guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest...

See Pesmes guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon,...

See Dijon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

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

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey...

See Tournus abbey guide


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

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

See Tournus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chemin


Markets in and near Chemin

  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (12km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (23km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (24km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (26km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (33km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (36km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)

More information about Chemin, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Chemin, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (18km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (30km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (43km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (46km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (37km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (49km)
  • Lac de Chalain (50km)
  • Lac de Chambly (53km)
  • Lac du Val (55km)
  • Lac du Vernois (57km)
  • Lac du Fioget (57km)
  • Lac de Narlay (59km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (59km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (61km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Chemin is in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chemin is 304 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chemin

Canton: Chemin

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39120

Distance to Chemin

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 304 km

from Calais: 508 km

from Nice: 395 km

from Bordeaux: 514 km

from Strasbourg: 254 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 Chemin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annoire, Bousselange, Champdivers, Longwy-sur-le-Doubs, Montagny-les-Seurre, Peseux, Petit-Noir, Pourlans, Saint-Aubin, Saint-Loup and Tichey.

This page in French: Visiter Chemin

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