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Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 17 km from Cressia

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Visit Cressia: highlights and tourist information

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Cressia is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 17 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Cressia is 349 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 17 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cressia, 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 Cressia 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 Cressia

Markets in and near Cressia

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (15km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (17km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (22km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (31km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (32km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (34km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (37km)

More information about Cressia, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Cressia, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (26km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (23km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (25km)
  • Lac du Val (28km)
  • Lac de Chambly (28km)
  • Lac de Chalain (29km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (31km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (31km)
  • Source - la Seille (31km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (33km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (34km)
  • Lac du Vernois (34km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (35km)
  • Lac de Narlay (35km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (35km)
  • Lac du Fioget (36km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (39km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (39km)
  • Seille (Saône) (41km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (41km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (41km)
  • Col de la Faucille (45km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cressia

Canton: Orgelet

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39270

Distance to Cressia

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 349 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 344 km

from Bordeaux: 506 km

from Strasbourg: 285 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augea, Augisey, Beaufort, Beffia, Chevreaux, Cuisia, Gizia, Loisia, Maynal, Orbagna, Pimorin, Reithouse, Rosay, Rothonay and Varessia.

This page in French: Visiter Cressia

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