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Petite-Chaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Petite-Chaux in Doubs

Photo is of Chateau de Joux at 25 km from Petite-Chaux

Visit Petite-Chaux: highlights and tourist information

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Petite-Chaux is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Joux at 25 km and Pontarlier at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Petite-Chaux, 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 Petite-Chaux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 25 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle...

See Chateau de Joux guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontarlier guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Jura department

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 37 km (direction south), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
 
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Arbois

Arbois

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Yvoire

Yvoire

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lods guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based...

See Thonon les Bains guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ornans guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 47 km (direction west), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Petite-Chaux

 
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Markets in and near Petite-Chaux

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (20km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (27km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (38km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (38km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (41km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (42km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (43km)

More information about Petite-Chaux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Petite-Chaux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (38km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Lemme (17km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (17km)
  • Lac du Fioget (20km)
  • Lac de Narlay (20km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (20km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (20km)
  • Lac du Vernois (22km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (22km)
  • Lac des Rousses (22km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (25km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (25km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (27km)
  • Lac du Val (28km)
  • Lac de Chambly (28km)
  • Lac de Chalain (29km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (34km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (35km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (36km)
  • Source - la Seille (37km)
  • Col de la Faucille (38km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (40km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (40km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (50km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (60km)
  • Saut du Doubs (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Petite-Chaux is in the eastern-center of France at 62 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Petite-Chaux is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Petite-Chaux

Canton: Mouthe

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25240

Distance to Petite-Chaux

from Besancon (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 344 km

from Bordeaux: 562 km

from Strasbourg: 241 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 Petite-Chaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cerniebaud, Chatelblanc, Chaux-Neuve, Fraroz, Gellin, Le Crouzet, Les Pontets, Les Villedieu, Mouthe, Reculfoz, Rondefontaine and Sarrageois.

This page in French: Visiter Petite-Chaux

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