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Photo is of Salins-les-Bains at 23 km from Rix

Visit Rix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 23 km and Arbois at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rix, 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 Rix in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle with a 1000...

See Chateau de Joux guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip...

See Pontarlier guide
 
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Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore,...

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore the...

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 36 km (direction north-west), 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
Ornans

Ornans

at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Yvoire

Yvoire

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is...

See Yvoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rix

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Markets in and near Rix

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (11km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (26km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (27km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (40km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (45km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (55km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (56km)

More information about Rix, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Rix, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (39km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (49km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (56km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (9km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (13km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (14km)
  • Lac du Fioget (16km)
  • Lac de Narlay (17km)
  • Lac du Vernois (18km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (18km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (20km)
  • Lac de Chalain (23km)
  • Lac de Chambly (23km)
  • Lac du Val (24km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (24km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (24km)
  • Source - la Seille (27km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (28km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (28km)
  • Lac des Rousses (29km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (35km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (40km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (42km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (44km)
  • Col de la Faucille (44km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (46km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Rix is in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Rix is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rix

Canton: Nozeroy

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39250

Distance to Rix

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 557 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 557 km

from Strasbourg: 239 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 Rix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 27 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arsure-Arsurette, Bief-du-Fourg, Billecul, Censeau, Cerniebaud, Charency, Communailles-en-Montagne, Conte, Doye, Esserval-Combe, Esserval-Tartre, Fraroz, Gillois, La Faviere, La Latette, Lent, Les Nans, Longcochon, Mieges, Mignovillard, Molpre, Mournans-Charbonny, Nozeroy, Onglieres, Plenise, Plenisette and Sirod.

This page in French: Visiter Rix

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