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Cize tourism and travel guide

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

Visit Cize: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
 
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Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Doubs department

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

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

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Yvoire

Yvoire

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cize

 
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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

 
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Geography and distances

Cize is in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Cize is 356 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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