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Rahon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rahon in Jura

Photo is of Dole at 12 km from Rahon

Visit Rahon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 12 km and Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Rahon, 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 Rahon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Dole

Dole

at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dole guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 25 km (direction east), 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
Arbois

Arbois

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arbois guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

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

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
 
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Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

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

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 47 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 47 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same...

See Beaune guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps...

See Dijon guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rahon

 
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Markets in and near Rahon

  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (19km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (23km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (26km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (30km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (31km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (35km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (36km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (36km)

Hotels near Rahon

More information about Rahon, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Rahon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (12km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (26km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (41km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (30km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (43km)
  • Lac de Chalain (43km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (44km)
  • Lac de Chambly (46km)
  • Lac du Val (48km)
  • Lac du Fioget (50km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (50km)
  • Lac du Vernois (50km)
  • Lac de Narlay (52km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (52km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (52km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (53km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (55km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Rahon is in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Rahon is 311 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rahon

Canton: Chaussin

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39120

Distance to Rahon

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

from Paris: 311 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 392 km

from Bordeaux: 525 km

from Strasbourg: 246 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 Rahon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnans-Beauvoisin, Balaiseaux, Champdivers, Chaussin, Gatey, Gevry, Le Deschaux, Molay, Nevy-les-Dole, Parcey, Saint-Baraing, Seligney, Tavaux and Villers-Robert.

This page in French: Visiter Rahon

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