Saizenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saizenay: highlights and tourist information

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Saizenay is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 42 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Saizenay is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 4 km and Arbois at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saizenay, 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 Saizenay 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 Jura

Map of places to visit near Saizenay

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)

More information about Saizenay, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Saizenay, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Saizenay 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 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