Passenans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Passenans in Jura

Photo is of Chateau-Chalon at 5 km from Passenans

Visit Passenans: highlights and tourist information

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Passenans 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 Passenans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau-Chalon at 5 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 10 km.

Passenans, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Arbois

Arbois

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

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Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces that were...

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Dole

Dole

at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Ornans

Ornans

at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the village along...

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Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure lake and...

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Markets in and near Passenans

  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (15km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (16km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (23km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (29km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (29km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (33km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (34km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Passenans, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (7km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (7km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (19km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Lac de Chambly (22km)
  • Lac du Val (24km)
  • Lac du Vernois (26km)
  • Lac du Fioget (27km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (28km)
  • Lac de Narlay (28km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (28km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (29km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (29km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (29km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (30km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (30km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (35km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (37km)
  • Lac des Rousses (49km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (53km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Passenans is in the east of France at 14 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Passenans is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Passenans

Canton: Sellières

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39230

Distance to Passenans

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 367 km

from Bordeaux: 527 km

from Strasbourg: 255 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 Passenans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blois-sur-Seille, Brery, Chateau-Chalon, Darbonnay, Domblans, Frontenay, La Charme, Ladoye-sur-Seille, Mantry, Menetru-le-Vignoble, Miery, Monay, Plasne, Saint-Germain-les-Arlay, Saint-Lamain, Saint-Lothain, Sellieres, Toulouse-le-Chateau and Voiteur.

This page in French: Visiter Passenans