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Courtefontaine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 11 km from Courtefontaine

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Courtefontaine in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 11 km and Chateau de Cleron at 20 km.

Courtefontaine, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 11 km (direction south-south-west), 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
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 20 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Dole

Dole

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Dole guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Pesmes guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Arbois guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 26 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the...

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 37 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the...

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000...

See Chateau de Joux guide

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Markets in and near Courtefontaine

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (26km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (32km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (36km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (44km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (48km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (49km)

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Tourist attractions near Courtefontaine, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (24km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (36km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (37km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (35km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (35km)
  • Source - la Seille (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (21km)
 
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Geography and distances

Courtefontaine is in the east of France at 54 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Courtefontaine is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courtefontaine

Canton: Dampierre

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39700

Distance to Courtefontaine

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 321 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 398 km

from Bordeaux: 555 km

from Strasbourg: 217 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 Courtefontaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbans-Dessous, Abbans-Dessus, Byans-sur-Doubs, Dampierre, Evans, Fourg, Fraisans, Lavans-Quingey, Lombard, Osselle, Quingey, Rans, Roset-Fluans, Routelle, Saint-Vit, Salans and Villars-Saint-Georges.

This page in French: Visiter Courtefontaine

 
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