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La Barre tourism and travel guide

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

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Visit La Barre: highlights and tourist information

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La Barre is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 53 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: La Barre is 312 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near La Barre


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)

Geography and distances

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

La Barre 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 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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