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La Vieille-Loye tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 12 km from La Vieille-Loye

Visit La Vieille-Loye: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 12 km and Dole at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Vieille-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 Vieille-Loye in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 12 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dole guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Pesmes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 33 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 39 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide


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

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide


at 55 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 Vieille-Loye


Markets in and near La Vieille-Loye

  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (19km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (25km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (33km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (34km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (37km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (39km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (41km)

More information about La Vieille-Loye, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near La Vieille-Loye, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (12km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (32km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (38km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (43km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (31km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (36km)
  • Lac de Chalain (43km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (45km)
  • Lac de Chambly (46km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (46km)
  • Lac du Fioget (47km)
  • Lac du Vernois (48km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (49km)
  • Lac de Narlay (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (37km)

Geography and distances

La Vieille-Loye is in the east of France at 41 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: La Vieille-Loye is 317 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Vieille-Loye

Canton: Montbarrey

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39380

Distance to La Vieille-Loye

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 317 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 539 km

from Strasbourg: 233 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 Vieille-Loye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augerans, Belmont, Chamblay, Chatelay, Germigney, La Loye, Montbarrey, Ounans, Santans and Souvans.

This page in French: Visiter La Vieille-Loye

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