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Plenise tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plenise in Jura

Photo is of Salins-les-Bains at 19 km from Plenise

Visit Plenise: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 19 km and Arbois at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plenise, 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 Plenise in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 27 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
 
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Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-south-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 31 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

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

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

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

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

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Doubs department

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses...

See Besancon guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plenise

 
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Markets in and near Plenise

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (11km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (22km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (27km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (32km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (39km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (45km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (52km)

More information about Plenise, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Plenise, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (38km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (4km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (16km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (17km)
  • Lac du Fioget (18km)
  • Lac de Narlay (20km)
  • Lac du Vernois (21km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (21km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (22km)
  • Lac de Chalain (24km)
  • Lac de Chambly (25km)
  • Lac du Val (26km)
  • Source - la Seille (26km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (27km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (27km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (29km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (32km)
  • Lac des Rousses (34km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (38km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (39km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (43km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (48km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Plenise is in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Plenise is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plenise

Canton: Nozeroy

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39250

Distance to Plenise

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 358 km

from Bordeaux: 556 km

from Strasbourg: 236 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 Plenise from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bief-du-Fourg, Billecul, Censeau, Chapois, Charency, Communailles-en-Montagne, Cuvier, Doye, Esserval-Combe, Esserval-Tartre, La Faviere, Les Nans, Longcochon, Mieges, Molpre, Mournans-Charbonny, Nozeroy, Onglieres, Plenisette, Rix and Supt.

This page in French: Visiter Plenise

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