Fontainebrux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontainebrux: highlights and tourist information

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Fontainebrux is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 11 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Fontainebrux is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 11 km and Chateau-Chalon at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontainebrux, 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 Fontainebrux 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 Fontainebrux

Markets in and near Fontainebrux

  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (15km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (17km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (21km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (24km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (30km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (33km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (35km)

More information about Fontainebrux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Fontainebrux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (41km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (12km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (22km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (24km)
  • Lac de Chalain (29km)
  • Lac de Chambly (30km)
  • Lac du Val (31km)
  • Lac du Vernois (36km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (36km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (37km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (37km)
  • Lac du Fioget (38km)
  • Lac de Narlay (38km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (39km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (40km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (40km)
  • Seille (Saône) (41km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (41km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (42km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (47km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (50km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontainebrux

Canton: Bletterans

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39140

Distance to Fontainebrux

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 363 km

from Bordeaux: 509 km

from Strasbourg: 273 km

Getting here

Fontainebrux 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 Fontainebrux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaurepaire-en-Bresse, Bletterans, Condamine, Cosges, Courlaoux, Frebuans, Larnaud, Le Tartre, Les Repots, Nance, Saillenard and Villevieux.

This page in French: Visiter Fontainebrux