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Colonne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau-Chalon at 15 km from Colonne

Visit Colonne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau-Chalon at 15 km and Arbois at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Colonne, 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 Colonne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Arbois guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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

Lons-le-Saunier

at 23 km (direction south)

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

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

Salins-les-Bains

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Dole

Dole

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Ornans

Ornans

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

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

See Ornans guide
Besancon

Besancon

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

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the...

See Besancon guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 55 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
Dijon

Dijon

at 64 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Dijon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Colonne

 
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Markets in and near Colonne

  • Arbois: market Friday (15km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (23km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (24km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (29km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (30km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (31km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (37km)

Hotels near Colonne

More information about Colonne, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Colonne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (14km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (24km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (16km)
  • Lac de Chalain (29km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (29km)
  • Lac de Chambly (32km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (33km)
  • Lac du Val (34km)
  • Lac du Fioget (35km)
  • Lac du Vernois (36km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (36km)
  • Lac de Narlay (37km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (38km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (38km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (38km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (40km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (40km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (46km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (47km)
  • Lac des Rousses (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Colonne is in the east of France at 23 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Colonne is 325 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Colonne

Canton: Poligny

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39800

Distance to Colonne

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

from Paris: 325 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 528 km

from Strasbourg: 249 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 Colonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aumont, Bersaillin, Biefmorin, Brainans, Bretenieres, Champrougier, Chemenot, Francheville, La Charme, Le Chateley, Le Villey, Monay, Montholier, Neuvilley, Oussieres, Tassenieres, Villers-les-Bois and Villerserine.

This page in French: Visiter Colonne

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