Rahon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rahon: highlights and tourist information

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Rahon 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: Rahon is 311 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Rahon

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)

More information about Rahon, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Rahon, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Rahon 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 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