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Cosges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cosges in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 14 km from Cosges

Visit Cosges: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 14 km and Chateau-Chalon at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cosges, 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 Cosges in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
 
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Dole

Dole

at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dole guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 42 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman...

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but...

See Tournus guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

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

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important...

See Brancion guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of...

See Beaune guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 56 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 63 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cosges

 
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Markets in and near Cosges

  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (12km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (14km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (17km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (19km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (19km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (32km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (33km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Cosges, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Cosges, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (43km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (10km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (22km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (27km)
  • Lac de Chalain (31km)
  • Lac de Chambly (33km)
  • Lac du Val (34km)
  • Lac du Vernois (39km)
  • Lac du Fioget (40km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (40km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (40km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (40km)
  • Lac de Narlay (41km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (41km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (41km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (41km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (43km)
  • Seille (Saône) (43km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (43km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (46km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (55km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Cosges is in the east of France at 14 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Cosges is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cosges

Canton: Bletterans

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39140

Distance to Cosges

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 535 km

from Nice: 368 km

from Bordeaux: 510 km

from Strasbourg: 270 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 Cosges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bletterans, Bosjean, Desnes, Fontainebrux, Frangy-en-Bresse, Larnaud, Le Planois, Le Tartre, Nance, Relans and Villevieux.

This page in French: Visiter Cosges

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