Montholier tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montholier: highlights and tourist information

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Montholier is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Montholier is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 10 km and Chateau-Chalon at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montholier, 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 Montholier in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Montholier

Markets in and near Montholier

  • Arbois: market Friday (10km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (26km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (26km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (29km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (35km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (37km)

More information about Montholier, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Montholier, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montholier.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (17km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (25km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (15km)
  • Lac de Chalain (27km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (28km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (29km)
  • Lac de Chambly (30km)
  • Lac du Val (33km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (33km)
  • Lac du Fioget (33km)
  • Lac du Vernois (33km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (35km)
  • Lac de Narlay (35km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (36km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (36km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (39km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (39km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (45km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (46km)
  • Lac des Rousses (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (47km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montholier

Canton: Poligny

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39800

Distance to Montholier

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 529 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 533 km

from Strasbourg: 245 km

Getting here

Montholier 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 Montholier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abergement-le-Grand, Abergement-le-Petit, Aumont, Bersaillin, Brainans, Buvilly, Colonne, Grozon, La Ferte, Mathenay, Molamboz, Neuvilley, Oussieres, Tourmont, Vadans, Villers-les-Bois and Villerserine.

This page in French: Visiter Montholier