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Saint-Amour tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Amour in Jura

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 27 km from Saint-Amour

Visit Saint-Amour: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 27 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Amour, 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 Saint-Amour in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 36 km (direction west-north-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 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
 
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Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Macon

Macon

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a...

See Macon guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of...

See Belleville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Amour

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Amour

Market days in Saint-Amour: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (0km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (23km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (27km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (30km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Saint-Amour, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Saint-Amour, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (32km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (32km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (36km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac du Val (42km)
  • Lac de Chambly (42km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (42km)
  • Lac de Chalain (43km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (44km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (45km)
  • Source - la Seille (45km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (47km)
  • Lac du Vernois (48km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (49km)
  • Lac de Narlay (49km)
  • Lac du Fioget (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (36km)
  • Macon (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Amour is in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Saint-Amour is 350 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Amour

Canton: Saint-Amour

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39160

Distance to Saint-Amour

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 350 km

from Calais: 563 km

from Nice: 339 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 299 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 Saint-Amour from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelot-Morval, Balanod, Champagnat, Chazelles, Coligny, Condal, Domsure, Joudes, Montagna-le-Reconduit, Nanc-les-Saint-Amour, Nantey, Saint-Jean-d'Etreux, Senaud, Thoissia and Val-d'Epy.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Amour

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