Pretin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pretin: highlights and tourist information

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Pretin is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Pretin is 336 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 3 km and Arbois at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pretin, 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 Pretin 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 Pretin

Markets in and near Pretin

  • Arbois: market Friday (6km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (22km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (32km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (36km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (36km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (39km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (44km)

More information about Pretin, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Pretin, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (30km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (16km)
  • Source - la Seille (22km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (29km)
  • Lac de Chalain (30km)
  • Lac du Fioget (31km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (32km)
  • Lac du Vernois (32km)
  • Lac de Chambly (33km)
  • Lac de Narlay (33km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (34km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (34km)
  • Lac du Val (35km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (35km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (39km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (39km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pretin

Canton: Salins-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39110

Distance to Pretin

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 336 km

from Calais: 532 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 548 km

from Strasbourg: 232 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiglepierre, Arbois, Aresches, Bracon, Chaux-Champagny, Chilly-sur-Salins, Clucy, Ivory, Ivrey, Les Arsures, Marnoz, Mesnay, Montigny-les-Arsures, Mouchard, Pagnoz, Pupillin, Saint-Thiebaud, Saizenay and Salins-les-Bains.

This page in French: Visiter Pretin