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Saint-Point-Lac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Point-Lac: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Point-Lac is situated in the Doubs department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Point-Lac is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Joux at 9 km and Pontarlier at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Point-Lac, 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-Point-Lac in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Point-Lac

Markets in and near Saint-Point-Lac

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (11km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (31km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (39km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (41km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (50km)

More information about Saint-Point-Lac, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Saint-Point-Lac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (23km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (24km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (31km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (32km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (33km)
  • Lac du Fioget (34km)
  • Lac de Narlay (35km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (36km)
  • Lac du Vernois (36km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (37km)
  • Lac des Rousses (38km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (38km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (41km)
  • Lac de Chalain (42km)
  • Lac de Chambly (42km)
  • Lac du Val (43km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (43km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (43km)
  • Saut du Doubs (43km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (47km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (51km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Point-Lac

Canton: Pontarlier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25160

Distance to Saint-Point-Lac

from Besancon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 563 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 576 km

from Strasbourg: 225 km

Getting here

Saint-Point-Lac is in the eastern-center 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 Saint-Point-Lac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fourcatier-et-Maison-Neuve, La Planee, Labergement-Sainte-Marie, Les Grangettes, Les Hopitaux-Neufs, Les Hopitaux-Vieux, Malbuisson, Malpas, Metabief, Montperreux, Oye-et-Pallet, Remoray-Boujeons, Saint-Antoine, Touillon-et-Loutelet and Vaux-et-Chantegrue.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Point-Lac

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