Recanoz tourism and travel guide

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Visit Recanoz: highlights and tourist information

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Recanoz is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 15 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Recanoz is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau-Chalon at 11 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Recanoz, 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 Recanoz 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 Recanoz

Markets in and near Recanoz

  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (15km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (20km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (21km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (23km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (25km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (29km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (32km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Recanoz, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Recanoz, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (6km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (15km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (25km)
  • Lac de Chalain (26km)
  • Lac de Chambly (29km)
  • Lac du Val (31km)
  • Lac du Vernois (34km)
  • Lac du Fioget (35km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (36km)
  • Lac de Narlay (36km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (36km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (37km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (37km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (37km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (38km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (41km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (44km)
  • Seille (Saône) (54km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (54km)
  • Lac des Rousses (56km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Recanoz

Canton: Chaumergy

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39230

Distance to Recanoz

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 532 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 520 km

from Strasbourg: 259 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arlay, Beauvernois, Bois-de-Gand, Brery, Chaumergy, Chene-Sec, Commenailles, Desnes, Francheville, Froideville, La Charme, La Chaux-en-Bresse, Le Villey, Lombard, Mantry, Relans, Saint-Germain-les-Arlay, Sellieres, Vers-sous-Sellieres and Vincent.

This page in French: Visiter Recanoz