Montigny-les-Arsures tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Arbois at 3 km from Montigny-les-Arsures

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Montigny-les-Arsures 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 Montigny-les-Arsures in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 3 km and Salins-les-Bains at 7 km.

Montigny-les-Arsures, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arbois guide


at 7 km (direction east)

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

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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 12 km (direction 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 23 km (direction south-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

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

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

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at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dole guide


at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 34 km (direction east-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...

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

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

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at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

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

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

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Markets in and near Montigny-les-Arsures

  • Arbois: market Friday (3km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (22km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (33km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (39km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (40km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Montigny-les-Arsures, France

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

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 (27km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (19km)
  • Source - la Seille (19km)
  • Lac de Chalain (28km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (30km)
  • Lac du Fioget (31km)
  • Lac de Chambly (31km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (32km)
  • Lac du Vernois (32km)
  • Lac de Narlay (33km)
  • Lac du Val (34km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (34km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (35km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (38km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (38km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (44km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (39km)

Geography and distances

Montigny-les-Arsures is in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Montigny-les-Arsures is 334 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montigny-les-Arsures

Canton: Arbois

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39600

Distance to Montigny-les-Arsures

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 334 km

from Calais: 531 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 544 km

from Strasbourg: 236 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 Montigny-les-Arsures from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiglepierre, Arbois, Ivory, Les Arsures, Les Planches-Pres-Arbois, Marnoz, Mesnay, Mouchard, Pagnoz, Pretin, Pupillin, Saint-Cyr-Montmalin, Villeneuve-d'Aval and Villette-les-Arbois.

This page in French: Visiter Montigny-les-Arsures