Pointre tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pointre: highlights and tourist information

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Pointre is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 61 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Pointre is 296 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Pointre

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pointre

Canton: Montmirey-le-Château

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

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

Pointre 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 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