Passenans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Passenans: highlights and tourist information

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Passenans is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 14 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Passenans is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau-Chalon at 5 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Passenans, 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 Passenans 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 Passenans

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)

More information about Passenans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Passenans, France

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


Geography and distances

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

Passenans 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 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