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Picarreau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Picarreau in Jura

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

Visit Picarreau: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!



Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Arbois guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 50 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide


at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide

... 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

Picarreau is in the east of France at 17 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Picarreau is 345 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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