Patornay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Patornay in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 14 km from Patornay

Visit Patornay: highlights and tourist information

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Patornay 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 Patornay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 14 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 15 km.

Patornay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
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at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide


at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 61 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the...

See Pontarlier guide

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Map of places to visit near Patornay


Markets in and near Patornay

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (15km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (24km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (26km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (32km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (35km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (36km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (37km)

More information about Patornay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Patornay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (48km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (56km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (23km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (7km)
  • Lac du Val (9km)
  • Lac de Chambly (10km)
  • Lac de Chalain (11km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (12km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (13km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (13km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (15km)
  • Lac du Vernois (16km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (17km)
  • Lac de Narlay (17km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (17km)
  • Lac du Fioget (18km)
  • Source - la Seille (20km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (20km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (21km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (26km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (30km)
  • Lac des Rousses (31km)
  • Col de la Faucille (34km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (36km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Patornay is in the east of France at 15 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Patornay is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Patornay

Canton: Clairvaux-les-Lacs

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39130

Distance to Patornay

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 561 km

from Nice: 343 km

from Bordeaux: 525 km

from Strasbourg: 270 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 Patornay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baresia-sur-l'Ain, Blye, Boissia, Charcier, Charezier, Clairvaux-les-Lacs, Cogna, Hautecour, Largillay-Marsonnay, Marnezia, Merona, Mesnois, Nogna, Plaisia, Poids-de-Fiole, Pont-de-Poitte, Publy, Soucia, Thoiria and Vertamboz.

This page in French: Visiter Patornay


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