La Chaux-du-Dombief tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chaux-du-Dombief in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 22 km from La Chaux-du-Dombief

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La Chaux-du-Dombief is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Chaux-du-Dombief in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 22 km and Chateau-Chalon at 27 km.

La Chaux-du-Dombief, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

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at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

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at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

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Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

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

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000...

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at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the...

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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces...

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Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

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Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Markets in and near La Chaux-du-Dombief

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (13km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (25km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (32km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (33km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (34km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (41km)

More information about La Chaux-du-Dombief, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near La Chaux-du-Dombief, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (33km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Ilay (2km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (3km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (3km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (3km)
  • Lac de Narlay (4km)
  • Lac du Vernois (5km)
  • Lac du Fioget (7km)
  • Lac du Val (7km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (7km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (8km)
  • Lac de Chambly (9km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (9km)
  • Lac de Chalain (11km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (13km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (14km)
  • Lac des Rousses (18km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (24km)
  • Source - la Seille (24km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (24km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (27km)
  • Col de la Faucille (28km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (61km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

La Chaux-du-Dombief is in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: La Chaux-du-Dombief is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chaux-du-Dombief

Canton: Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39150

Distance to La Chaux-du-Dombief

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 567 km

from Nice: 340 km

from Bordeaux: 540 km

from Strasbourg: 260 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 Chaux-du-Dombief from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonlieu, Chaux-Des-Crotenay, Chevrotaine, Entre-Deux-Monts, La Chaumusse, Le Frasnois, Menetrux-en-Joux, Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux, Saint-Maurice-Crillat, Saint-Pierre and Saugeot.

This page in French: Visiter La Chaux-du-Dombief