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Monteplain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monteplain in Jura

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

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Visit Monteplain: highlights and tourist information

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Monteplain is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 55 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Monteplain is 313 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 15 km and Pesmes at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monteplain, 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 Monteplain 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 Monteplain

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)

More information about Monteplain, Franche-Comte

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)

Geography and distances

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

Monteplain 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 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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