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Foucherans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Foucherans in Jura

Photo is of Dole at 3 km from Foucherans

Visit Foucherans: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Dole

Dole

at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal...

See Dole guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest...

See Pesmes guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 26 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arbois guide
 
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Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 38 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon,...

See Dijon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Beze

Beze

at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to spend...

See Beze guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 46 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 47 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same...

See Beaune guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the...

See Besancon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Foucherans

 
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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

What to do at Foucherans? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Foucherans is in the east of France at 46 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Foucherans is 304 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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