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Peseux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Peseux in Jura

Photo is of Dole at 15 km from Peseux

Visit Peseux: highlights and tourist information

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Peseux is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 15 km and Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Peseux, 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 Peseux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dole guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 32 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arbois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

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

See Pesmes guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the...

See Beaune guide


at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in...

See Dijon guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


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

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

See Besancon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 59 km (direction south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Jura

Map of places to visit near Peseux


Markets in and near Peseux

  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (14km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (22km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (26km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (28km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (28km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (32km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (35km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (35km)

Hotels near Peseux

More information about Peseux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Peseux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (15km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (29km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (41km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (35km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (47km)
  • Lac de Chalain (48km)
  • Lac de Chambly (51km)
  • Lac du Val (53km)
  • Lac du Vernois (55km)
  • Lac du Fioget (55km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (55km)
  • Lac de Narlay (57km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (57km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (57km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (58km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (59km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Peseux is in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Peseux is 306 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Peseux

Canton: Chemin

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39120

Distance to Peseux

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 306 km

from Calais: 509 km

from Nice: 395 km

from Bordeaux: 518 km

from Strasbourg: 251 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 Peseux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnans-Beauvoisin, Champdivers, Chaussin, Chemin, Gatey, Gevry, Longwy-sur-le-Doubs, Molay, Saint-Aubin, Saint-Baraing, Saint-Loup and Tavaux.

This page in French: Visiter Peseux

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