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Ecleux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ecleux in Jura

Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 6 km from Ecleux

Visit Ecleux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 6 km and Arbois at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ecleux, 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 Ecleux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 6 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arbois guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Dole

Dole

at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dole guide
 
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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in...

See Pesmes guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction 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 41 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

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

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

See Pontarlier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ecleux

 
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Markets in and near Ecleux

  • Arbois: market Friday (11km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (31km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (34km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (38km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (39km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (42km)

Hotels near Ecleux

More information about Ecleux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Ecleux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (21km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (31km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (46km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (26km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (27km)
  • Lac de Chalain (37km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (39km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (39km)
  • Lac du Fioget (40km)
  • Lac de Chambly (40km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (41km)
  • Lac du Vernois (41km)
  • Lac de Narlay (42km)
  • Lac du Val (42km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (43km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (43km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ecleux is in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Ecleux is 326 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecleux

Canton: Villers-Farlay

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39600

Distance to Ecleux

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 326 km

from Calais: 523 km

from Nice: 386 km

from Bordeaux: 544 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 Ecleux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arc-et-Senans, Chamblay, Champagne-sur-Loue, Chatelay, Chissey-sur-Loue, Cramans, Germigney, Les Arsures, Mouchard, Ounans, Saint-Cyr-Montmalin, Santans, Villeneuve-d'Aval and Villers-Farlay.

This page in French: Visiter Ecleux

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