Foucherans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Foucherans: highlights and tourist information

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Foucherans is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 46 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Foucherans is 304 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 3 km and Pesmes at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Foucherans, 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 Foucherans 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 Foucherans

Markets in and near Foucherans

  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (3km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (13km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (25km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (26km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (31km)
  • Longvic: market Sunday (37km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (38km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (38km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (39km)

More information about Foucherans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Foucherans, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (3km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (31km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (36km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (39km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (40km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (50km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Foucherans

Canton: Dole-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39100

Distance to Foucherans

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 304 km

from Calais: 504 km

from Nice: 401 km

from Bordeaux: 528 km

from Strasbourg: 239 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authume, Brevans, Champvans, Choisey, Crissey, Damparis, Dole, Gevry, Monnieres, Saint-Seine-en-Bache, Sampans, Tavaux and Villette-les-Dole.

This page in French: Visiter Foucherans