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Photo is of Pesmes at 8 km from Pointre

Visit Pointre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pesmes at 8 km and Dole at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pointre, 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 Pointre in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in...

See Pesmes guide
Dole

Dole

at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Dole guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Beze

Beze

at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant...

See Beze guide
 
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Dijon

Dijon

at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites...

See Dijon guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 39 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arbois guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 43 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

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

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Ornans

Ornans

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

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

See Ornans guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same...

See Beaune guide
Vesoul

Vesoul

at 66 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

Although lacking major monuments, Vesoul is a pleasant town to visit...

See Vesoul guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 70 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pointre

 
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Markets in and near Pointre

  • Auxonne: market Friday (9km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (12km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Longvic: market Sunday (34km)
  • Dijon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (37km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (38km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (39km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (41km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (42km)

More information about Pointre, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Pointre, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (15km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (15km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (25km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pointre is in the east of France at 61 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Pointre is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pointre

Canton: Montmirey-le-Château

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39290

Distance to Pointre

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 492 km

from Nice: 415 km

from Bordeaux: 539 km

from Strasbourg: 226 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 Pointre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brans, Champagney, Chevigny, Dammartin-Marpain, Flammerans, Moissey, Montmirey-la-Ville, Montmirey-le-Chateau, Mutigney, Offlanges, Peintre, Soissons-sur-Nacey and Vielverge.

This page in French: Visiter Pointre

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