La Chaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Chaux: highlights and tourist information

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La Chaux is situated in the Doubs department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: La Chaux is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mouthier-Haute-Pierre at 12 km and Pontarlier at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chaux, 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 Chaux 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 Doubs

Map of places to visit near La Chaux

Markets in and near La Chaux

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (15km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (39km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (50km)

More information about La Chaux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near La Chaux, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Chaux.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (4km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (9km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (19km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (22km)
  • Saut du Doubs (22km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (39km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (54km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (55km)
  • Lac du Fioget (56km)
  • Lac de Narlay (58km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (59km)
  • Lac du Vernois (59km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chaux

Canton: Montbenoît

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25650

Distance to La Chaux

from Besancon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 550 km

from Nice: 375 km

from Bordeaux: 594 km

from Strasbourg: 200 km

Getting here

La Chaux is in the eastern-center 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 Chaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arc-sous-Cicon, Gilley, Hauterive-la-Fresse, La Longeville, Montflovin and Ville-du-Pont.

This page in French: Visiter La Chaux