Ecleux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ecleux: highlights and tourist information

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Ecleux is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Ecleux is 326 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Ecleux

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)

More information about Ecleux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Ecleux, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Ecleux 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 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