Les Piards tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Piards in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 27 km from Les Piards

Visit Les Piards: highlights and tourist information

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Les Piards 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 Piards in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 27 km and Divonne-les-Bains at 29 km.

Les Piards, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

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at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

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at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 52 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

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at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

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Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Map of places to visit near Les Piards


Markets in and near Les Piards

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (13km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (25km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (28km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (29km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (29km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (31km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Les Piards, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (11km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (37km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (2km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (7km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (11km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (11km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (13km)
  • Lac du Val (15km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (15km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (16km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (17km)
  • Lac de Chambly (17km)
  • Lac du Vernois (18km)
  • Lac de Narlay (18km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (18km)
  • Lac de Chalain (20km)
  • Lac du Fioget (20km)
  • Lac des Rousses (20km)
  • Col de la Faucille (20km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (21km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (22km)
  • Source - la Seille (32km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (40km)

Geography and distances

Les Piards is in the east of France at 29 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Les Piards is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Piards

Canton: Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39150

Distance to Les Piards

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 574 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 530 km

from Strasbourg: 273 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 Piards from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-Des-Pres, Chatel-de-Joux, Chaux-Des-Pres, Etival, La Rixouse, Les Crozets, Lescheres, Prenovel and Villard-sur-Bienne.

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