Ounans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ounans: highlights and tourist information

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Ounans is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Ounans is 322 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 11 km and Arbois at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ounans, 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 Ounans 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 Ounans

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)

More information about Ounans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Ounans, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Ounans 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 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