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La Chaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chaux in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 28 km from La Chaux

Visit La Chaux: highlights and tourist information

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La Chaux is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 28 km and Chateau-Chalon at 29 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!

Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
 
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Dole

Dole

at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 40 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional centre...

See Brancion guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 49 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 54 km (direction west-south-west)

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th century,...

See Cormatin guide

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Map of places to visit near La Chaux

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Markets in and near La Chaux

  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (6km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (8km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (20km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (25km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (32km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near La Chaux, France

What to do at La Chaux? 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)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (39km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (22km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (34km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (33km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Seille (Saône) (42km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (42km)
  • Lac de Chalain (44km)
  • Lac de Chambly (46km)
  • Lac du Val (48km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

La Chaux is in the eastern-center of France at 66 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: La Chaux is 313 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chaux

Canton: Pierre-de-Bresse

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71310

Distance to La Chaux

from Macon (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 313 km

from Calais: 522 km

from Nice: 381 km

from Bordeaux: 503 km

from Strasbourg: 270 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port - allow about 6 - 7 hours. For driving distances to La Chaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dampierre-en-Bresse, La Chapelle-Saint-Sauveur, Le Planois, Mervans, Montjay, Serley and Torpes.

This page in French: Visiter La Chaux

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