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Pillemoine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pillemoine in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 20 km from Pillemoine

Visit Pillemoine: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 20 km and Chateau-Chalon at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pillemoine, 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 Pillemoine in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
 
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Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000...

See Chateau de Joux guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 47 km (direction 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
Ornans

Ornans

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

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

See Ornans guide
Yvoire

Yvoire

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pillemoine

 
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Markets in and near Pillemoine

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (5km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (25km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (27km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (35km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (41km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (42km)

More information about Pillemoine, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Pillemoine, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (29km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (49km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Billaude (3km)
  • Lac du Fioget (4km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (5km)
  • Lac du Vernois (6km)
  • Lac de Narlay (6km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (8km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (8km)
  • Lac de Chalain (9km)
  • Lac de Chambly (10km)
  • Lac du Val (11km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (13km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (13km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (15km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (17km)
  • Source - la Seille (18km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (19km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (23km)
  • Lac des Rousses (26km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (34km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (34km)
  • Col de la Faucille (38km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (53km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Pillemoine is in the east of France at 27 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Pillemoine is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pillemoine

Canton: Champagnole

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39300

Distance to Pillemoine

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 558 km

from Nice: 350 km

from Bordeaux: 544 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 Pillemoine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-de-Sirod, Champagnole, Chatelneuf, Chaux-Des-Crotenay, Chevrotaine, Cize, Crans, Le Vaudioux, Lent, Loulle, Mont-sur-Monnet, Ney, Saffloz, Sapois and Syam.

This page in French: Visiter Pillemoine

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