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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 Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Les Nans is 355 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Les Nans


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)

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


Geography and distances

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

Les Nans 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 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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