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Picarreau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 9 km from Picarreau

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Visit Picarreau: highlights and tourist information

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Picarreau is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 17 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Picarreau is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 9 km and Chateau-Chalon at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Picarreau, 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 Picarreau 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 Picarreau

Markets in and near Picarreau

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (13km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (16km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (17km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (33km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (38km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (39km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (42km)

More information about Picarreau, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Picarreau, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (16km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (42km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (4km)
  • Lac de Chalain (10km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (12km)
  • Lac de Chambly (13km)
  • Lac du Val (15km)
  • Lac du Vernois (16km)
  • Lac du Fioget (16km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (17km)
  • Lac de Narlay (18km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (18km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (18km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (19km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (21km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (21km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (22km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (28km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (28km)
  • Lac des Rousses (38km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (42km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (44km)
  • Col de la Faucille (48km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (59km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Picarreau

Canton: Poligny

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39800

Distance to Picarreau

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 360 km

from Bordeaux: 534 km

from Strasbourg: 253 km

Getting here

Picarreau 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 Picarreau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besain, Blois-sur-Seille, Bonnefontaine, Crotenay, Fay-en-Montagne, La Marre, Ladoye-sur-Seille, Le Fied, Monnet-la-Ville, Montigny-sur-l'Ain, Plasne and Pont-du-Navoy.

This page in French: Visiter Picarreau

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