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Chevrotaine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chevrotaine in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 17 km from Chevrotaine

Visit Chevrotaine: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 17 km and Chateau-Chalon at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chevrotaine, 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 Chevrotaine in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle...

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip...

See Pontarlier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is...

See Yvoire guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to...

See Chateau de Cleron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular...

See Lods guide


at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore the...

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide


at 54 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the...

See Ornans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chevrotaine


Markets in and near Chevrotaine

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (11km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (23km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (30km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (39km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (40km)

Hotels near Chevrotaine

More information about Chevrotaine, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Chevrotaine, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (27km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Vernois (3km)
  • Lac de Chambly (4km)
  • Lac du Fioget (4km)
  • Lac du Val (5km)
  • Lac de Narlay (5km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (5km)
  • Lac de Chalain (5km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (6km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (7km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (7km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (8km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (8km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (10km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (15km)
  • Source - la Seille (17km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (17km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (23km)
  • Lac des Rousses (25km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (30km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (31km)
  • Col de la Faucille (34km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Chevrotaine is in the east of France at 23 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Chevrotaine is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chevrotaine

Canton: Clairvaux-les-Lacs

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39130

Distance to Chevrotaine

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 560 km

from Nice: 347 km

from Bordeaux: 538 km

from Strasbourg: 257 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 Chevrotaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatelneuf, Denezieres, Doucier, Fontenu, La Chaux-du-Dombief, Le Frasnois, Le Vaudioux, Loulle, Marigny, Menetrux-en-Joux, Mont-sur-Monnet, Montigny-sur-l'Ain, Pillemoine, Saffloz, Songeson and Uxelles.

This page in French: Visiter Chevrotaine

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