Foncine-le-Haut tourism and travel guide

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Visit Foncine-le-Haut: highlights and tourist information

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Foncine-le-Haut is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 40 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Foncine-le-Haut is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 33 km and Chateau de Joux at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Foncine-le-Haut, 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-Haut 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-Haut

Markets in and near Foncine-le-Haut

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (16km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (34km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (34km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (35km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (35km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (36km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (40km)

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

Tourist attractions near Foncine-le-Haut, 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-Haut.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (37km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (42km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Lemme (10km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (11km)
  • Lac du Fioget (12km)
  • Lac de Narlay (12km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (12km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (14km)
  • Lac du Vernois (14km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (17km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (17km)
  • Lac des Rousses (17km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (19km)
  • Lac du Val (20km)
  • Lac de Chambly (20km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (21km)
  • Lac de Chalain (21km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (26km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (27km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (30km)
  • Source - la Seille (31km)
  • Col de la Faucille (32km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (33km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (48km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Evian-les-Bains (50km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Foncine-le-Haut

Canton: Planches-en-Montagne

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39460

Distance to Foncine-le-Haut

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 568 km

from Nice: 342 km

from Bordeaux: 554 km

from Strasbourg: 248 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bief-Des-Maisons, Chatelblanc, Chaux-Neuve, Foncine-le-Bas, Lac-Des-Rouges-Truites, Le Crouzet, Les Chalesmes and Les Planches-en-Montagne.

This page in French: Visiter Foncine-le-Haut