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Pretin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pretin in Jura

Photo is of Salins-les-Bains at 3 km from Pretin

Visit Pretin: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 3 km (direction east)

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 12 km (direction north-north-west), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
 
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Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

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

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along the...

See Ornans guide
Dole

Dole

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the...

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore the source...

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the...

See Besancon guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 39 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the...

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 41 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000...

See Chateau de Joux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pretin

 
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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)

Hotels near Pretin

More information about Pretin, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Pretin, France

What to do at Pretin? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Pretin is in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Pretin is 336 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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