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Crenans tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 28 km from Crenans

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Visit Crenans: highlights and tourist information

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Crenans is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Crenans is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 28 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Crenans, 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 Crenans 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 Crenans

Markets in and near Crenans

  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (13km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (22km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (30km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (31km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (33km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Crenans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Crenans, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (36km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (62km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (8km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (14km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (16km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (18km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (18km)
  • Lac du Val (20km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (20km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (21km)
  • Lac de Chambly (21km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (23km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (24km)
  • Col de la Faucille (24km)
  • Lac de Chalain (24km)
  • Lac du Vernois (24km)
  • Lac de Narlay (25km)
  • Lac du Fioget (27km)
  • Lac des Rousses (28km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (28km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (29km)
  • Source - la Seille (34km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Crenans

Canton: Moirans-en-Montagne

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39260

Distance to Crenans

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 575 km

from Nice: 329 km

from Bordeaux: 522 km

from Strasbourg: 281 km

Getting here

Crenans 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 Crenans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charchilla, Coyron, Cuttura, Etival, Les Crozets, Maisod, Meussia, Moirans-en-Montagne, Ravilloles and Villards-d'Heria.

This page in French: Visiter Crenans

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