Crenans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Crenans in Jura

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

Visit Crenans: highlights and tourist information

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Crenans 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 Crenans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 28 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 29 km.

Crenans, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 67 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 69 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide

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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

Crenans is in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Crenans is 368 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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