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La Ferte tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Ferte: highlights and tourist information

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La Ferte is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: La Ferte is 326 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near La Ferte

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)

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)

Geography and distances

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

La Ferte 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 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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