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Relans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Relans in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 13 km from Relans

Visit Relans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 13 km and Chateau-Chalon at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Relans, 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 Relans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east)

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 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
 
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Dole

Dole

at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dole guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 40 km (direction north-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
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 45 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional centre...

See Brancion guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 56 km (direction 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 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Relans

 
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Markets in and near Relans

  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (12km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (16km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (20km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (20km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (22km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (29km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (35km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (36km)

Hotels near Relans

More information about Relans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Relans, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (7km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (19km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (25km)
  • Lac de Chalain (28km)
  • Lac de Chambly (30km)
  • Lac du Val (32km)
  • Lac du Vernois (36km)
  • Lac du Fioget (37km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (37km)
  • Lac de Narlay (38km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (38km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (38km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (38km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (38km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (39km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (40km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (43km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (44km)
  • Seille (Saône) (47km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (47km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (54km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (58km)
  • Col de la Faucille (62km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Relans is in the east of France at 13 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Relans is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Relans

Canton: Bletterans

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39140

Distance to Relans

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 535 km

from Nice: 369 km

from Bordeaux: 513 km

from Strasbourg: 266 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 Relans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bletterans, Chapelle-Voland, Commenailles, Cosges, Desnes, Froideville, Larnaud, Lombard, Nance, Quintigny, Recanoz, Ruffey-sur-Seille, Saint-Didier, Villevieux and Vincent.

This page in French: Visiter Relans

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