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Les Nans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Nans in Jura

Photo is of Salins-les-Bains at 18 km from Les Nans

Visit Les Nans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 18 km and Arbois at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Nans, 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 Nans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
 
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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 31 km (direction north-west), 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
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

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

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Dole

Dole

at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 50 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

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

Map of places to visit near Les Nans

 
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Markets in and near Les Nans

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (7km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (20km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (31km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (35km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (50km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (63km)

Hotels near Les Nans

More information about Les Nans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Les Nans, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (33km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (6km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (12km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (14km)
  • Lac du Fioget (15km)
  • Lac de Narlay (17km)
  • Lac du Vernois (17km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (18km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (19km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Lac de Chambly (21km)
  • Source - la Seille (22km)
  • Lac du Val (22km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (24km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (24km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (25km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (29km)
  • Lac des Rousses (33km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (34km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (43km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (44km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (45km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (46km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (53km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Les Nans is in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Les Nans is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Nans

Canton: Champagnole

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39300

Distance to Les Nans

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 358 km

from Bordeaux: 552 km

from Strasbourg: 240 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 Nans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billecul, Champagnole, Chapois, Charency, Conte, Doye, Equevillon, Esserval-Combe, Esserval-Tartre, La Faviere, Le Larderet, Le Latet, Le Pasquier, Lent, Mieges, Mournans-Charbonny, Moutoux, Nozeroy, Onglieres, Plenise, Plenisette, Rix, Saint-Germain-en-Montagne, Sapois, Vannoz and Vers-en-Montagne.

This page in French: Visiter Les Nans

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