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Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 20 km from Cize

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Visit Cize: highlights and tourist information

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Cize 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: Cize is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 20 km and Arbois at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cize, 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 Cize 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 Cize


Markets in and near Cize

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (2km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (22km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (38km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (39km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (45km)

More information about Cize, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Cize, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (29km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (51km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Billaude (6km)
  • Lac du Fioget (7km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (8km)
  • Lac du Vernois (9km)
  • Lac de Narlay (10km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (11km)
  • Lac de Chalain (11km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (12km)
  • Lac de Chambly (13km)
  • Lac du Val (14km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (14km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (16km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (16km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (17km)
  • Source - la Seille (17km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (22km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (26km)
  • Lac des Rousses (28km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (38km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (38km)
  • Col de la Faucille (41km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (51km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cize

Canton: Champagnole

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39300

Distance to Cize

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 555 km

from Nice: 353 km

from Bordeaux: 545 km

from Strasbourg: 248 km

Getting here

Cize 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 Cize from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardon, Bourg-de-Sirod, Champagnole, Chatelneuf, Crans, Equevillon, Le Vaudioux, Lent, Loulle, Mont-sur-Monnet, Mournans-Charbonny, Ney, Pillemoine, Saint-Germain-en-Montagne, Sapois, Sirod, Syam and Vannoz.

This page in French: Visiter Cize

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