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Essia tourism and travel guide

Photo of Essia in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 10 km from Essia

Visit Essia: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 10 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Essia, 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 Essia in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 10 km (direction )

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
 
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Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 47 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in...

See Tournus abbey guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse,...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 49 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you...

See Tournus guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 53 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Essia

 
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Markets in and near Essia

  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (23km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (25km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (30km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (33km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (33km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (36km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (37km)

More information about Essia, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Essia, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (49km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (56km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (15km)
  • Lac de Chambly (21km)
  • Lac du Val (21km)
  • Lac de Chalain (21km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (22km)
  • Source - la Seille (23km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (25km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (25km)
  • Lac du Vernois (27km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (27km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (28km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (28km)
  • Lac de Narlay (28km)
  • Lac du Fioget (29km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (31km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (32km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (34km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (39km)
  • Lac des Rousses (42km)
  • Col de la Faucille (43km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (59km)
 
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Geography and distances

Essia is in the east of France at 10 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Essia is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Essia

Canton: Orgelet

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39270

Distance to Essia

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 556 km

from Nice: 348 km

from Bordeaux: 514 km

from Strasbourg: 277 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 Essia from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alieze, Arthenas, Augisey, Bornay, Cesancey, Courbette, Dompierre-sur-Mont, Geruge, Gevingey, Grusse, Moiron, Presilly, Reithouse, Revigny, Rotalier, Saint-Laurent-la-Roche, Saint-Maur, Sainte-Agnes, Varessia, Vernantois and Vincelles.

This page in French: Visiter Essia

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