Ounans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ounans in Jura

Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 11 km from Ounans

Visit Ounans: highlights and tourist information

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Ounans 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 Ounans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 11 km and Arbois at 13 km.

Ounans, 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 11 km (direction east-north-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
Arbois

Arbois

at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arbois guide
Dole

Dole

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
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Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south)

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

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 32 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
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south)

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

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Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Pesmes guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Ornans

Ornans

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

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

See Ornans guide
Besancon

Besancon

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

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

See Besancon guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 45 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 47 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
Dijon

Dijon

at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps...

See Dijon guide

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Markets in and near Ounans

  • Arbois: market Friday (13km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (30km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (33km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (34km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (37km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (38km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Ounans, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (17km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (28km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (44km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (26km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (31km)
  • Lac de Chalain (37km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (39km)
  • Lac de Chambly (40km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (41km)
  • Lac du Fioget (41km)
  • Lac du Vernois (42km)
  • Lac du Val (43km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (43km)
  • Lac de Narlay (44km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (45km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ounans is in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Ounans is 322 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ounans

Canton: Villers-Farlay

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39380

Distance to Ounans

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 322 km

from Calais: 520 km

from Nice: 387 km

from Bordeaux: 539 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 Ounans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augerans, Belmont, Chamblay, Chatelay, Chissey-sur-Loue, Ecleux, Germigney, La Vieille-Loye, Mont-sous-Vaudrey, Montbarrey, Saint-Cyr-Montmalin, Santans and Vaudrey.

This page in French: Visiter Ounans

 
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