Saint-Lothain tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau-Chalon at 8 km from Saint-Lothain

Visit Saint-Lothain: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Lothain in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau-Chalon at 8 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 13 km.

Saint-Lothain, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction south)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
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at 23 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 26 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


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 43 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


at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in particular the...

See Lods guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide


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

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the...

See Besancon guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Lothain


Markets in and near Saint-Lothain

  • Arbois: market Friday (13km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (18km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (23km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (29km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (31km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (32km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (35km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (38km)

More information about Saint-Lothain, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Saint-Lothain, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (10km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (8km)
  • Lac de Chalain (21km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (21km)
  • Lac de Chambly (24km)
  • Lac du Val (26km)
  • Lac du Vernois (27km)
  • Lac du Fioget (27km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (28km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (28km)
  • Lac de Narlay (29km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (30km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (30km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (30km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (32km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (38km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (39km)
  • Lac des Rousses (50km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Lothain is in the east of France at 18 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Saint-Lothain is 334 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Lothain

Canton: Sellières

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39230

Distance to Saint-Lothain

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 334 km

from Calais: 536 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 529 km

from Strasbourg: 252 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-Lothain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barretaine, Bersaillin, Brainans, Brery, Buvilly, Darbonnay, Frontenay, Mantry, Miery, Monay, Passenans, Plasne, Poligny, Saint-Lamain, Sellieres, Toulouse-le-Chateau, Tourmont and Villerserine.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Lothain


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