Lect tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lect: highlights and tourist information

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Lect is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Lect is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 33 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lect, 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 Lect 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 Lect

Markets in and near Lect

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (14km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (14km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (26km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (29km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (30km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (33km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (33km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (36km)

More information about Lect, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Lect, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lect.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (36km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (16km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (17km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (23km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (24km)
  • Col de la Faucille (26km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (27km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (27km)
  • Lac du Val (28km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (29km)
  • Lac de Chambly (30km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (31km)
  • Lac de Chalain (33km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (33km)
  • Lac du Vernois (33km)
  • Lac de Narlay (34km)
  • Lac des Rousses (34km)
  • Lac du Fioget (36km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (37km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (38km)
  • Source - la Seille (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lect

Canton: Moirans-en-Montagne

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39260

Distance to Lect

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 579 km

from Nice: 324 km

from Bordeaux: 516 km

from Strasbourg: 290 km

Getting here

Lect 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 Lect from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cernon, Chancia, Condes, Fetigny, Jeurre, Martigna, Moirans-en-Montagne, Montcusel, Vaux-les-Saint-Claude, Vescles and Villards-d'Heria.

This page in French: Visiter Lect