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Prenovel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Prenovel in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 26 km from Prenovel

Visit Prenovel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 26 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Prenovel, 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 Prenovel in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west)

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-west)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva...

See Yvoire guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

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

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around...

See Thonon les Bains guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Prenovel


Markets in and near Prenovel

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (14km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (26km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (26km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (29km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (31km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (32km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Prenovel, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Prenovel, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (36km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lacs d'Étival (3km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (6km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (9km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (9km)
  • Lac du Val (13km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (13km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (14km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (14km)
  • Lac de Chambly (15km)
  • Lac du Vernois (16km)
  • Lac de Narlay (16km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (17km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (17km)
  • Lac du Fioget (18km)
  • Lac de Chalain (18km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (19km)
  • Lac des Rousses (19km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (20km)
  • Col de la Faucille (21km)
  • Source - la Seille (30km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (38km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Prenovel is in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Prenovel is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Prenovel

Canton: Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39150

Distance to Prenovel

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 573 km

from Nice: 332 km

from Bordeaux: 532 km

from Strasbourg: 271 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 Prenovel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-Des-Pres, Chatel-de-Joux, Chaux-Des-Pres, Etival, Grande-Riviere, La Frasnee, La Rixouse, Les Crozets, Les Piards and Villard-sur-Bienne.

This page in French: Visiter Prenovel

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