Les Chalesmes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Chalesmes in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 30 km from Les Chalesmes

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Les Chalesmes 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 Les Chalesmes in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 30 km and Salins-les-Bains at 31 km.

Les Chalesmes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arbois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

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

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000...

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at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the...

See Pontarlier guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Doubs department

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

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at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Map of places to visit near Les Chalesmes


Markets in and near Les Chalesmes

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (11km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (31km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (34km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (37km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (37km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (38km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (39km)

More information about Les Chalesmes, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Les Chalesmes, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (39km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (42km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (54km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Lemme (8km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (8km)
  • Lac du Fioget (10km)
  • Lac de Narlay (11km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (11km)
  • Lac du Vernois (12km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (13km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (17km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (17km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (17km)
  • Lac du Val (18km)
  • Lac de Chambly (18km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (20km)
  • Lac des Rousses (21km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (24km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (27km)
  • Source - la Seille (28km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (33km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (35km)
  • Col de la Faucille (36km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (47km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Les Chalesmes is in the east of France at 37 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Les Chalesmes is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Chalesmes

Canton: Planches-en-Montagne

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39150

Distance to Les Chalesmes

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 346 km

from Bordeaux: 553 km

from Strasbourg: 247 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 Les Chalesmes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arsure-Arsurette, Bief-Des-Maisons, Cerniebaud, Chaux-Des-Crotenay, Crans, Entre-Deux-Monts, Foncine-le-Bas, Foncine-le-Haut, Fraroz, Gillois, Les Planches-en-Montagne and Sirod.

This page in French: Visiter Les Chalesmes