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Petit-Noir tourism and travel guide

Photo of Petit-Noir in Jura

Photo is of Dole at 21 km from Petit-Noir

Visit Petit-Noir: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 21 km and Chateau-Chalon at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Petit-Noir, 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 Petit-Noir in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dole guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide


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

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

See Beaune guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 41 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


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the...

See Pesmes guide


at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Dijon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide


at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus,...

See Tournus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Petit-Noir


Markets in and near Petit-Noir

  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (8km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (20km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (22km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (25km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (29km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (33km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (33km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (35km)

More information about Petit-Noir, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Petit-Noir, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (40km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (21km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (24km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (33km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (43km)
  • Lac de Chalain (45km)
  • Lac de Chambly (48km)
  • Lac du Val (50km)
  • Lac du Vernois (52km)
  • Lac du Fioget (53km)
  • Lac de Narlay (54km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (54km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (55km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (56km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (56km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Petit-Noir is in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Petit-Noir is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Petit-Noir

Canton: Chemin

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39120

Distance to Petit-Noir

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 390 km

from Bordeaux: 514 km

from Strasbourg: 257 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 Petit-Noir from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annoire, Asnans-Beauvoisin, Authumes, Chaussin, Chemin, Fretterans, Les Essards-Taignevaux, Les Hays, Longwy-sur-le-Doubs and Neublans-Abergement.

This page in French: Visiter Petit-Noir

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