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Lavans-sur-Valouse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 29 km from Lavans-sur-Valouse

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Lavans-sur-Valouse is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lavans-sur-Valouse in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 29 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 38 km.

Lavans-sur-Valouse, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

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Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 56 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

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at 56 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to...

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at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

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at 65 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy,...

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Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 66 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional...

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Map of places to visit near Lavans-sur-Valouse


Markets in and near Lavans-sur-Valouse

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (11km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (24km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (29km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (30km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (32km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (34km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Lavans-sur-Valouse, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Lavans-sur-Valouse, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (29km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (27km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (27km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (33km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (35km)
  • Col de la Faucille (36km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (37km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac du Val (38km)
  • Lac de Chambly (39km)
  • Lac de Chalain (42km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (42km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (43km)
  • Lac du Vernois (43km)
  • Lac de Narlay (44km)
  • Lac des Rousses (45km)
  • Lac du Fioget (46km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (47km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (45km)

Geography and distances

Lavans-sur-Valouse is in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Lavans-sur-Valouse is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lavans-sur-Valouse

Canton: Arinthod

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39240

Distance to Lavans-sur-Valouse

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 581 km

from Nice: 322 km

from Bordeaux: 505 km

from Strasbourg: 300 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 Lavans-sur-Valouse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aromas, Cezia, Charnod, Chemilla, Chisseria, Coisia, Condes, Cornod, Dessia, Genod, Saint-Hymetiere, Valfin-sur-Valouse, Vescles, Villeneuve-les-Charnod and Vosbles.

This page in French: Visiter Lavans-sur-Valouse


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