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Frontenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Frontenay in Jura

Photo is of Chateau-Chalon at 4 km from Frontenay

Visit Frontenay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau-Chalon at 4 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Frontenay, 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 Frontenay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
 
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Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 31 km (direction north-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
Dole

Dole

at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along the...

See Ornans guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the...

See Lods guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Frontenay

 
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Markets in and near Frontenay

  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (13km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (18km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (23km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (29km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (29km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (33km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (34km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (35km)

Hotels near Frontenay

More information about Frontenay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Frontenay, France

What to do at Frontenay? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Frontenay.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (7km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (6km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (18km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Lac de Chambly (21km)
  • Lac du Val (23km)
  • Lac du Vernois (26km)
  • Lac du Fioget (26km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (27km)
  • Lac de Narlay (28km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (28km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (29km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (29km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (30km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (30km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (30km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (34km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (36km)
  • Lac des Rousses (48km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (49km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (52km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Frontenay is in the east of France at 13 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Frontenay is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Frontenay

Canton: Voiteur

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39210

Distance to Frontenay

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 366 km

from Bordeaux: 526 km

from Strasbourg: 256 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 Frontenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blois-sur-Seille, Brery, Chateau-Chalon, Darbonnay, Domblans, Ladoye-sur-Seille, Le Vernois, Mantry, Menetru-le-Vignoble, Miery, Monay, Nevy-sur-Seille, Passenans, Plasne, Saint-Germain-les-Arlay, Saint-Lamain, Saint-Lothain, Sellieres, Toulouse-le-Chateau and Voiteur.

This page in French: Visiter Frontenay

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