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La Loye tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Loye in Jura

Photo is of Dole at 9 km from La Loye

Visit La Loye: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 9 km and Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Loye, 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 Loye in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 17 km (direction 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


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Pesmes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 38 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Dijon guide


at 54 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant...

See Beze guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Loye


Markets in and near La Loye

  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (21km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (23km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (28km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (33km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (39km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (39km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (39km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (41km)

Hotels near La Loye

More information about La Loye, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near La Loye, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (9km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (30km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (38km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (45km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (31km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (39km)
  • Lac de Chalain (43km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Lac de Chambly (46km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (48km)
  • Lac du Fioget (48km)
  • Lac du Val (48km)
  • Lac du Vernois (49km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (50km)
  • Lac de Narlay (50km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (51km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (42km)

Geography and distances

La Loye is in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: La Loye is 314 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Loye

Canton: Montbarrey

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39380

Distance to La Loye

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 314 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 533 km

from Strasbourg: 238 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 Loye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augerans, Bans, Belmont, Crissey, La Vieille-Loye, Mont-sous-Vaudrey, Montbarrey, Nevy-les-Dole, Parcey, Souvans, Vaudrey and Villette-les-Dole.

This page in French: Visiter La Loye

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