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La Chatelaine tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Chatelaine: highlights and tourist information

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La Chatelaine is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 30 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: La Chatelaine is 340 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 5 km and Salins-les-Bains at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chatelaine, 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 Chatelaine 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 Chatelaine


Markets in and near La Chatelaine

  • Arbois: market Friday (5km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (16km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (30km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (35km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (41km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (42km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (42km)

More information about La Chatelaine, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near La Chatelaine, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (25km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (14km)
  • Source - la Seille (15km)
  • Lac de Chalain (23km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (23km)
  • Lac du Fioget (24km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (25km)
  • Lac de Chambly (25km)
  • Lac du Vernois (26km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (26km)
  • Lac de Narlay (27km)
  • Lac du Val (27km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (28km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (28km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (32km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (39km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (41km)
  • Lac des Rousses (46km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chatelaine

Canton: Arbois

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39600

Distance to La Chatelaine

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 340 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 544 km

from Strasbourg: 239 km

Getting here

La Chatelaine 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 Chatelaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbois, Chaux-Champagny, Chilly-sur-Salins, Ivory, Les Planches-Pres-Arbois, Mesnay, Molain, Pupillin, Valempoulieres and Villette-les-Arbois.

This page in French: Visiter La Chatelaine

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