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Photo of Rainans in Jura

Photo is of Dole at 7 km from Rainans

Visit Rainans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 7 km and Pesmes at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rainans, 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 Rainans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Dole

Dole

at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Dole guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 15 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
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 26 km (direction east-south-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 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arbois guide
 
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Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Dijon guide
Beze

Beze

at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to spend an...

See Beze guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 40 km (direction 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
Besancon

Besancon

at 42 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 44 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 50 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rainans

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Markets in and near Rainans

  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (8km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (18km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (34km)
  • Longvic: market Sunday (35km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (36km)
  • Dijon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (38km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (39km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (41km)

More information about Rainans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Rainans, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (7km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (23km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (33km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (34km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (46km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Rainans is in the east of France at 54 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Rainans is 300 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rainans

Canton: Rochefort-sur-Nenon

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39290

Distance to Rainans

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 300 km

from Calais: 498 km

from Nice: 408 km

from Bordeaux: 534 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 Rainans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Archelange, Authume, Baverans, Biarne, Billey, Champvans, Chatenois, Chevigny, Falletans, Gredisans, Jouhe, Menotey, Moissey, Monnieres, Offlanges, Peintre, Rochefort-sur-Nenon and Sampans.

This page in French: Visiter Rainans

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