Saizenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saizenay in Jura

Photo is of Salins-les-Bains at 4 km from Saizenay

Visit Saizenay: highlights and tourist information

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Saizenay 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 Saizenay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 4 km and Arbois at 12 km.

Saizenay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 13 km (direction west-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
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 18 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
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Ornans

Ornans

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 29 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
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 34 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the...

See Pontarlier guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Dole

Dole

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

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

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 42 km (direction 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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Markets in and near Saizenay

  • Arbois: market Friday (13km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (24km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (34km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (35km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (42km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (43km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (45km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (47km)

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Tourist attractions near Saizenay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (35km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (36km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (15km)
  • Source - la Seille (28km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (31km)
  • Lac du Fioget (33km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (33km)
  • Lac de Chalain (34km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (34km)
  • Lac du Vernois (35km)
  • Lac de Narlay (36km)
  • Lac de Chambly (36km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (37km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (37km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (38km)
  • Lac du Val (38km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (42km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (42km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saizenay is in the east of France at 42 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Saizenay is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saizenay

Canton: Salins-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39110

Distance to Saizenay

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 555 km

from Strasbourg: 227 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 Saizenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abergement-les-Thesy, Bracon, By, Cernans, Clucy, Dournon, Geraise, Grange-de-Vaivre, Ivory, Ivrey, La Chapelle-sur-Furieuse, Pretin, Rennes-sur-Loue, Saint-Thiebaud, Sainte-Anne, Salins-les-Bains, Saraz and Thesy.

This page in French: Visiter Saizenay

 
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