Les Planches-Pres-Arbois tourism and travel guide

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Les Planches-Pres-Arbois 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-Pres-Arbois in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 4 km and Salins-les-Bains at 9 km.

Les Planches-Pres-Arbois, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arbois guide


at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 17 km (direction 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


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dole guide


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

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

See Ornans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide


at 40 km (direction east-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


at 42 km (direction 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 43 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the...

See Besancon guide

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Markets in and near Les Planches-Pres-Arbois

  • Arbois: market Friday (3km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (17km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (30km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (34km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (41km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (41km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (43km)

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Tourist attractions near Les Planches-Pres-Arbois, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (24km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (15km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (15km)
  • Lac de Chalain (23km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (24km)
  • Lac du Fioget (25km)
  • Lac de Chambly (26km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (26km)
  • Lac du Vernois (27km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (27km)
  • Lac de Narlay (28km)
  • Lac du Val (28km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (29km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (29km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (33km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (33km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (40km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (42km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (46km)
  • Lac des Rousses (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (43km)

Geography and distances

Les Planches-Pres-Arbois is in the east of France at 30 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Les Planches-Pres-Arbois is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Planches-Pres-Arbois

Canton: Arbois

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39600

Distance to Les Planches-Pres-Arbois

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 371 km

from Bordeaux: 544 km

from Strasbourg: 239 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-Pres-Arbois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbois, Chamole, Chaussenans, Chilly-sur-Salins, Ivory, La Chatelaine, Mesnay, Montigny-les-Arsures, Pupillin, Salins-les-Bains, Valempoulieres and Villette-les-Arbois.

This page in French: Visiter Les Planches-Pres-Arbois