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La Barre tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Barre in Jura

Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 15 km from La Barre

Visit La Barre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 15 km and Dole at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Barre, 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 La Barre in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 15 km (direction south-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 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dole guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
 
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Arbois

Arbois

at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arbois guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 29 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 35 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

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

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to...

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Beze

Beze

at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beze guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Dijon guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Barre

 
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Markets in and near La Barre

  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (23km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (27km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (28km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (43km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (48km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (48km)

More information about La Barre, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near La Barre, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (16km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (30km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (32km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (44km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (42km)
  • Source - la Seille (42km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Barre is in the east of France at 53 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: La Barre is 312 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Barre

Canton: Dampierre

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39700

Distance to La Barre

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 507 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 547 km

from Strasbourg: 222 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 La Barre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auxange, Dampierre, Eclans-Nenon, Etrepigney, La Breteniere, Lavangeot, Lavans-les-Dole, Le Petit-Mercey, Louvatange, Malange, Monteplain, Orchamps, Our, Plumont, Ranchot, Rans, Romange and Sermange.

This page in French: Visiter La Barre

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