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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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Visit Courtefontaine: highlights and tourist information

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Courtefontaine is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 54 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Courtefontaine is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 11 km and Chateau de Cleron at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Courtefontaine, 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 Courtefontaine 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 Courtefontaine


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)

More information about Courtefontaine, Franche-Comte

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)

Geography and distances

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

Courtefontaine 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 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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