Monteplain tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 15 km from Monteplain

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Monteplain 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 Monteplain in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 15 km and Pesmes at 18 km.

Monteplain, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 15 km (direction south-south-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
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Dole

Dole

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dole guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 26 km (direction east-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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Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 27 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arbois guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 33 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction 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 45 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Beze

Beze

at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to spend an...

See Beze guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide

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Markets in and near Monteplain

  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (24km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (28km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (29km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (45km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (57km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (57km)

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Tourist attractions near Monteplain, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (18km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (30km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (31km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (46km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (42km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (42km)
  • Source - la Seille (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Monteplain is in the east of France at 55 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Monteplain is 313 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monteplain

Canton: Dampierre

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39700

Distance to Monteplain

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 313 km

from Calais: 507 km

from Nice: 403 km

from Bordeaux: 549 km

from Strasbourg: 220 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 Monteplain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auxange, Berthelange, Dampierre, Etrepigney, Evans, Fraisans, Gendrey, La Barre, La Breteniere, Lavans-les-Dole, Le Petit-Mercey, Louvatange, Orchamps, Our, Plumont, Ranchot, Rans and Sermange.

This page in French: Visiter Monteplain

 
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