Clairvaux-les-Lacs tourism and travel guide

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Visit Clairvaux-les-Lacs: highlights and tourist information

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Clairvaux-les-Lacs is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 19 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Clairvaux-les-Lacs is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 17 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Clairvaux-les-Lacs, 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 Clairvaux-les-Lacs in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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Map of places to visit near Clairvaux-les-Lacs

Markets in and near Clairvaux-les-Lacs

Market days in Clairvaux-les-Lacs: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (19km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (23km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (35km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (35km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (36km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (36km)

More information about Clairvaux-les-Lacs, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Clairvaux-les-Lacs, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Clairvaux-les-Lacs.

Most beautiful villages in France

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National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (45km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (57km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (26km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Val (8km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (8km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (9km)
  • Lac de Chambly (9km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (10km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (10km)
  • Lac de Chalain (11km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (13km)
  • Lac du Vernois (13km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (13km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (14km)
  • Lac de Narlay (15km)
  • Lac du Fioget (16km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (18km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (19km)
  • Source - la Seille (22km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (23km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (27km)
  • Lac des Rousses (27km)
  • Col de la Faucille (31km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (35km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Clairvaux-les-Lacs

Canton: Clairvaux-les-Lacs

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39130

Distance to Clairvaux-les-Lacs

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 341 km

from Bordeaux: 528 km

from Strasbourg: 269 km

Getting here

Clairvaux-les-Lacs 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 Clairvaux-les-Lacs from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baresia-sur-l'Ain, Blye, Boissia, Charcier, Charezier, Chatel-de-Joux, Cogna, Denezieres, Hautecour, La Frasnee, Largillay-Marsonnay, Mesnois, Patornay, Pont-de-Poitte, Soucia, Thoiria, Uxelles and Vertamboz.

This page in French: Visiter Clairvaux-les-Lacs