Crotenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Crotenay in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 13 km from Crotenay

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Crotenay 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 Crotenay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 13 km and Chateau-Chalon at 14 km.

Crotenay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

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

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at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces that were...

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 45 km (direction north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide


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

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

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at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

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Map of places to visit near Crotenay


Markets in and near Crotenay

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (7km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (17km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (22km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (41km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (44km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (44km)

More information about Crotenay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Crotenay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (21km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (45km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Chalain (9km)
  • Source - la Seille (9km)
  • Lac de Chambly (12km)
  • Lac du Fioget (12km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (12km)
  • Lac du Vernois (13km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (14km)
  • Lac du Val (14km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (14km)
  • Lac de Narlay (14km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (15km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (15km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (17km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (19km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (19km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (26km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (27km)
  • Lac des Rousses (35km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (41km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (42km)
  • Col de la Faucille (45km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (56km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Crotenay is in the east of France at 22 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Crotenay is 349 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Crotenay

Canton: Champagnole

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39300

Distance to Crotenay

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 349 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 358 km

from Bordeaux: 539 km

from Strasbourg: 250 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 Crotenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardon, Besain, Bonnefontaine, Loulle, Monnet-la-Ville, Mont-sur-Monnet, Montigny-sur-l'Ain, Montrond, Ney, Picarreau and Pont-du-Navoy.

This page in French: Visiter Crotenay