Frontenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Frontenay: highlights and tourist information

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Frontenay is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 13 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Frontenay is 335 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Frontenay

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)

More information about Frontenay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Frontenay, France

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


Geography and distances

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

Frontenay 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 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