Foncine-le-Bas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Foncine-le-Bas: highlights and tourist information

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Foncine-le-Bas is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 37 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Foncine-le-Bas is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 30 km and Divonne-les-Bains at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Foncine-le-Bas, 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 Foncine-le-Bas in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Foncine-le-Bas

Markets in and near Foncine-le-Bas

  • Morez: market Saturday all day (13km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (15km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (31km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (32km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (34km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (35km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (37km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (38km)

More information about Foncine-le-Bas, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Foncine-le-Bas, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Foncine-le-Bas.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (37km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (40km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Lemme (7km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (9km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (9km)
  • Lac de Narlay (9km)
  • Lac du Fioget (10km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (10km)
  • Lac du Vernois (11km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (13km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (13km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (15km)
  • Lac des Rousses (15km)
  • Lac du Val (17km)
  • Lac de Chambly (17km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (23km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (23km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (23km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (27km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (29km)
  • Source - la Seille (30km)
  • Col de la Faucille (30km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Evian-les-Bains (51km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Foncine-le-Bas

Canton: Planches-en-Montagne

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39520

Distance to Foncine-le-Bas

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 340 km

from Bordeaux: 550 km

from Strasbourg: 252 km

Getting here

Foncine-le-Bas 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 Foncine-le-Bas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaux-Des-Crotenay, Entre-Deux-Monts, Foncine-le-Haut, Fort-du-Plasne, Lac-Des-Rouges-Truites, Les Chalesmes and Les Planches-en-Montagne.

This page in French: Visiter Foncine-le-Bas