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Visit Colonne: highlights and tourist information

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Colonne is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 23 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Colonne is 325 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Colonne


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)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Colonne 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 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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