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Cuvier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cuvier in Jura

Photo is of Salins-les-Bains at 19 km from Cuvier

Visit Cuvier: highlights and tourist information

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Cuvier is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 19 km and Pontarlier at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cuvier, 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 Cuvier in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 24 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide
 
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Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in...

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

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

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Doubs department

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the...

See Besancon guide
Dole

Dole

at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dole guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Jura

Map of places to visit near Cuvier

 
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Markets in and near Cuvier

  • Levier: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (15km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (23km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (24km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (34km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (43km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (53km)

More information about Cuvier, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Cuvier, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (41km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (5km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (19km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (21km)
  • Lac du Fioget (22km)
  • Lac de Narlay (24km)
  • Lac du Vernois (24km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (25km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (26km)
  • Lac de Chalain (27km)
  • Lac de Chambly (29km)
  • Source - la Seille (29km)
  • Lac du Val (30km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (31km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (31km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (33km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (35km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (35km)
  • Lac des Rousses (36km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (39km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (41km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cuvier is in the east of France at 43 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Cuvier is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cuvier

Canton: Nozeroy

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39250

Distance to Cuvier

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 360 km

from Bordeaux: 560 km

from Strasbourg: 232 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 Cuvier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bief-du-Fourg, Censeau, Communailles-en-Montagne, Courvieres, Esserval-Combe, Esserval-Tartre, Longcochon, Mieges, Mignovillard, Molpre, Nozeroy, Onglieres, Plenise and Plenisette.

This page in French: Visiter Cuvier

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