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La Chaux-en-Bresse tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chaux-en-Bresse in Jura

Photo is of Chateau-Chalon at 14 km from La Chaux-en-Bresse

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

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La Chaux-en-Bresse is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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

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!

Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
 
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Dole

Dole

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the...

See Dole guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 48 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey...

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus,...

See Tournus guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region...

See Beaune guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses...

See Besancon guide

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

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

 
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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)

Hotels near La Chaux-en-Bresse

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

Tourist attractions near La Chaux-en-Bresse, France

What to do at La Chaux-en-Bresse? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

La Chaux-en-Bresse is 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).

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

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

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