Lect tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 33 km from Lect

Visit Lect: highlights and tourist information

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Lect 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 Lect in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 33 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 36 km.

Lect, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
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at 36 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


at 40 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


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide

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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

What to do at Lect? 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

Lect is in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Lect is 371 kilometres from Paris).

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

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.

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