Ruffey-sur-Seille tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ruffey-sur-Seille: highlights and tourist information

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Ruffey-sur-Seille is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 9 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Ruffey-sur-Seille is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 9 km and Chateau-Chalon at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ruffey-sur-Seille, 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 Ruffey-sur-Seille in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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Map of places to visit near Ruffey-sur-Seille

Markets in and near Ruffey-sur-Seille

  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (8km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (19km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (24km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (24km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (25km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (27km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Ruffey-sur-Seille, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Ruffey-sur-Seille, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (4km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (15km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (21km)
  • Lac de Chalain (24km)
  • Lac de Chambly (26km)
  • Lac du Val (27km)
  • Lac du Vernois (32km)
  • Lac du Fioget (33km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (33km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (34km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (34km)
  • Lac de Narlay (34km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (34km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (34km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (35km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (35km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (39km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (40km)
  • Seille (Saône) (49km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (49km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (50km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (53km)
  • Col de la Faucille (57km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ruffey-sur-Seille

Canton: Bletterans

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39140

Distance to Ruffey-sur-Seille

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 516 km

from Strasbourg: 265 km

Getting here

Ruffey-sur-Seille 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 Ruffey-sur-Seille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arlay, Bletterans, Chille, Desnes, Larnaud, Le Pin, Lombard, Nance, Plainoiseau, Quintigny, Relans, Saint-Didier, Saint-Germain-les-Arlay, Villeneuve-sous-Pymont, Villevieux and Vincent.

This page in French: Visiter Ruffey-sur-Seille