Lent tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lent: highlights and tourist information

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Lent 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: Lent is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 23 km and Arbois at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lent, 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 Lent in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Lent

Markets in and near Lent

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (5km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (24km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (33km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (34km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (41km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (45km)

More information about Lent, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Lent, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (34km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (49km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Billaude (8km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (9km)
  • Lac du Fioget (10km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (11km)
  • Lac de Narlay (12km)
  • Lac du Vernois (13km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (13km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (14km)
  • Lac de Chalain (16km)
  • Lac de Chambly (17km)
  • Lac du Val (18km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (19km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (19km)
  • Source - la Seille (22km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (22km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (24km)
  • Lac des Rousses (28km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (30km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (39km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (40km)
  • Col de la Faucille (42km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (46km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (56km)

Towns of Art and history

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lent

Canton: Champagnole

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39300

Distance to Lent

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

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 556 km

from Nice: 353 km

from Bordeaux: 550 km

from Strasbourg: 244 km

Getting here

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

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bief-Des-Maisons, Billecul, Bourg-de-Sirod, Champagnole, Charency, Cize, Conte, Crans, Doye, Equevillon, Gillois, La Faviere, Le Vaudioux, Les Nans, Mieges, Mournans-Charbonny, Moutoux, Nozeroy, Onglieres, Pillemoine, Rix, Saint-Germain-en-Montagne, Sapois, Sirod, Syam and Vannoz.

This page in French: Visiter Lent