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Mouchard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mouchard in Jura

Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 7 km from Mouchard

Visit Mouchard: highlights and tourist information

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Mouchard is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 7 km and Salins-les-Bains at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mouchard, 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 Mouchard in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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 7 km (direction ), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory...

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

Salins-les-Bains

at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
 
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Dole

Dole

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-west)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Ornans

Ornans

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

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

See Ornans guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore,...

See Lods guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 37 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 38 km (direction south-west)

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 39 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
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

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

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip...

See Pontarlier guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Jura

Map of places to visit near Mouchard

 
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Markets in and near Mouchard

  • Arbois: market Friday (8km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (27km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (38km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (39km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (42km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (43km)

More information about Mouchard, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Mouchard, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (27km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (31km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (21km)
  • Source - la Seille (24km)
  • Lac de Chalain (33km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (34km)
  • Lac du Fioget (35km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (36km)
  • Lac de Chambly (36km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac du Vernois (37km)
  • Lac de Narlay (38km)
  • Lac du Val (38km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (39km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (39km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (41km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (43km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mouchard is in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Mouchard is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mouchard

Canton: Villers-Farlay

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39330

Distance to Mouchard

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 381 km

from Bordeaux: 547 km

from Strasbourg: 231 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 Mouchard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiglepierre, Chissey-sur-Loue, Cramans, Ecleux, Grange-de-Vaivre, La Chapelle-sur-Furieuse, Les Arsures, Marnoz, Montigny-les-Arsures, Pagnoz, Port-Lesney, Pretin, Rennes-sur-Loue, Saint-Cyr-Montmalin, Saint-Thiebaud, Villeneuve-d'Aval, Villers-Farlay and Villette-les-Arbois.

This page in French: Visiter Mouchard

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