Les Planches-en-Montagne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Planches-en-Montagne in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 28 km from Les Planches-en-Montagne

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Les Planches-en-Montagne 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 Planches-en-Montagne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 28 km and Chateau-Chalon at 31 km.

Les Planches-en-Montagne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

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at 35 km (direction west)

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

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Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

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

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

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at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Doubs department

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

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

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

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at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Markets in and near Les Planches-en-Montagne

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (13km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (32km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (33km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (34km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (35km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (35km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (38km)

More information about Les Planches-en-Montagne, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Les Planches-en-Montagne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (38km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (39km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Lemme (5km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (6km)
  • Lac de Narlay (8km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (8km)
  • Lac du Fioget (8km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (9km)
  • Lac du Vernois (9km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (13km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (13km)
  • Lac du Val (15km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (15km)
  • Lac de Chambly (16km)
  • Lac de Chalain (17km)
  • Lac des Rousses (17km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (21km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (22km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (23km)
  • Source - la Seille (27km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (29km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (30km)
  • Col de la Faucille (31km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (51km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Les Planches-en-Montagne is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Les Planches-en-Montagne is 367 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Planches-en-Montagne

Canton: Planches-en-Montagne

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39150

Distance to Les Planches-en-Montagne

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 367 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 342 km

from Bordeaux: 549 km

from Strasbourg: 251 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 Planches-en-Montagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaux-Des-Crotenay, Crans, Entre-Deux-Monts, Foncine-le-Bas, Foncine-le-Haut, Fort-du-Plasne, Lac-Des-Rouges-Truites, Les Chalesmes and Syam.

This page in French: Visiter Les Planches-en-Montagne