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Les Essards-Taignevaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Essards-Taignevaux in Jura

Photo is of Dole at 21 km from Les Essards-Taignevaux

Visit Les Essards-Taignevaux: highlights and tourist information

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Les Essards-Taignevaux is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 21 km and Chateau-Chalon at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Essards-Taignevaux, 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 Les Essards-Taignevaux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


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

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the...

See Pesmes guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same...

See Beaune guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be...

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in...

See Dijon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Jura

Map of places to visit near Les Essards-Taignevaux


Markets in and near Les Essards-Taignevaux

  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (12km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (22km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (27km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (30km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (31km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (35km)

More information about Les Essards-Taignevaux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Les Essards-Taignevaux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (46km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (19km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (21km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (26km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (38km)
  • Lac de Chalain (39km)
  • Lac de Chambly (42km)
  • Lac du Val (44km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (45km)
  • Lac du Vernois (46km)
  • Lac du Fioget (47km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (47km)
  • Lac de Narlay (48km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (48km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (49km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (49km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (50km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (50km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (57km)
  • Seille (Saône) (57km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Les Essards-Taignevaux is in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Les Essards-Taignevaux is 315 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Essards-Taignevaux

Canton: Chaussin

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39120

Distance to Les Essards-Taignevaux

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 315 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 518 km

from Strasbourg: 255 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 Essards-Taignevaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnans-Beauvoisin, Balaiseaux, Chaussin, Chene-Bernard, Foulenay, Gatey, La Chassagne, Les Deux-Fays, Les Hays, Longwy-sur-le-Doubs, Petit-Noir, Pleure, Rye, Sergenaux and Sergenon.

This page in French: Visiter Les Essards-Taignevaux

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