La Chaux-en-Bresse tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Chaux-en-Bresse: highlights and tourist information

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La Chaux-en-Bresse is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 18 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: La Chaux-en-Bresse is 325 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau-Chalon at 14 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chaux-en-Bresse, 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-en-Bresse in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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Map of places to visit near La Chaux-en-Bresse

Markets in and near La Chaux-en-Bresse

  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (18km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (18km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (20km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (23km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (24km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (29km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (30km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (34km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about La Chaux-en-Bresse, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near La Chaux-en-Bresse, 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-en-Bresse.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (9km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (18km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (28km)
  • Lac de Chalain (29km)
  • Lac de Chambly (32km)
  • Lac du Val (34km)
  • Lac du Vernois (37km)
  • Lac du Fioget (38km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (39km)
  • Lac de Narlay (39km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (39km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (40km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (40km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (40km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (40km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (40km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (44km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (47km)
  • Seille (Saône) (53km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (61km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chaux-en-Bresse

Canton: Chaumergy

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39230

Distance to La Chaux-en-Bresse

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 325 km

from Calais: 529 km

from Nice: 375 km

from Bordeaux: 519 km

from Strasbourg: 259 km

Getting here

La Chaux-en-Bresse 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 Chaux-en-Bresse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvernois, Bois-de-Gand, Champrougier, Chaumergy, Chemenot, Chene-Sec, Commenailles, Foulenay, Francheville, Froideville, La Charme, La Chassagne, Le Chateley, Le Villey, Les Deux-Fays, Lombard, Recanoz, Rye, Vers-sous-Sellieres and Vincent.

This page in French: Visiter La Chaux-en-Bresse