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Port-Lesney tourism and travel guide

Photo of Port-Lesney in Jura

Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 4 km from Port-Lesney

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Visit Port-Lesney: highlights and tourist information

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Port-Lesney is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 42 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Port-Lesney is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 4 km and Salins-les-Bains at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Port-Lesney, 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 Port-Lesney 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 Port-Lesney

Markets in and near Port-Lesney

  • Arbois: market Friday (12km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (30km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (39km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (42km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (42km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (45km)

More information about Port-Lesney, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Port-Lesney, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (27km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (35km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (23km)
  • Source - la Seille (29km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (37km)
  • Lac de Chalain (37km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (37km)
  • Lac du Fioget (39km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (39km)
  • Lac du Vernois (40km)
  • Lac de Chambly (40km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Lac de Narlay (41km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (42km)
  • Lac du Val (42km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Port-Lesney

Canton: Villers-Farlay

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39330

Distance to Port-Lesney

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 384 km

from Bordeaux: 550 km

from Strasbourg: 227 km

Getting here

Port-Lesney 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 Port-Lesney from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiglepierre, Arc-et-Senans, Breres, Buffard, By, Champagne-sur-Loue, Chay, Cramans, Grange-de-Vaivre, Ivrey, La Chapelle-sur-Furieuse, Montfort, Mouchard, Pagnoz, Paroy, Rennes-sur-Loue, Ronchaux, Saint-Thiebaud, Samson and Villers-Farlay.

This page in French: Visiter Port-Lesney

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