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La Ferte tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Arbois at 9 km from La Ferte

Visit La Ferte: highlights and tourist information

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La Ferte is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 9 km and Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Ferte, 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 Ferte in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Arbois

Arbois

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 14 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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

Salins-les-Bains

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
 
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Dole

Dole

at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south)

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

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

Lons-le-Saunier

at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

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

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the...

See Pesmes guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along the...

See Ornans guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

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

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 64 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon,...

See Dijon guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Ferte

 
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Markets in and near La Ferte

  • Arbois: market Friday (9km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (29km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (31km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (35km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (38km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (40km)

Hotels near La Ferte

More information about La Ferte, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near La Ferte, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (21km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (22km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (20km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (28km)
  • Lac de Chalain (31km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (33km)
  • Lac de Chambly (35km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (36km)
  • Lac du Fioget (36km)
  • Lac du Val (37km)
  • Lac du Vernois (37km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (38km)
  • Lac de Narlay (38km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (39km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (39km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (42km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Ferte is in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: La Ferte is 326 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ferte

Canton: Arbois

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39600

Distance to La Ferte

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 326 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 381 km

from Bordeaux: 536 km

from Strasbourg: 240 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 Ferte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abergement-le-Grand, Abergement-le-Petit, Aumont, Grozon, Mathenay, Molamboz, Mont-sous-Vaudrey, Montholier, Neuvilley, Oussieres, Saint-Cyr-Montmalin, Vadans and Vaudrey.

This page in French: Visiter La Ferte

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