Poligny tourism and travel guide

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Visit Poligny: highlights and tourist information

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Poligny is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 21 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Poligny is 336 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 9 km and Chateau-Chalon at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Poligny, 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 Poligny 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 Poligny

Markets in and near Poligny

  • Arbois: market Friday (9km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (19km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (21km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (33km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (34km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (36km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (40km)

More information about Poligny, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Poligny, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Poligny.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (15km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (8km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (21km)
  • Lac de Chambly (22km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (23km)
  • Lac du Val (25km)
  • Lac du Fioget (25km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (25km)
  • Lac du Vernois (25km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (26km)
  • Lac de Narlay (26km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (27km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (28km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (30km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (30km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (37km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (37km)
  • Lac des Rousses (47km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Poligny

Canton: Poligny

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39800

Distance to Poligny

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 336 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 369 km

from Bordeaux: 535 km

from Strasbourg: 248 km

Getting here

Poligny 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 Poligny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barretaine, Buvilly, Chamole, Chaussenans, Miery, Plasne, Pupillin, Saint-Lothain, Tourmont, Vaux-sur-Poligny and Villerserine.

This page in French: Visiter Poligny