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Salans tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 14 km from Salans

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Visit Salans: highlights and tourist information

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Salans is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 57 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Salans is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 14 km and Besancon at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Salans, 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 Salans 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 Salans

Markets in and near Salans

  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (29km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (30km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (33km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (51km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (52km)

More information about Salans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Salans, France

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

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 (24km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (32km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Poudrey (36km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (40km)
  • Source - la Seille (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Salans

Canton: Dampierre

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39700

Distance to Salans

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 318 km

from Calais: 509 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 555 km

from Strasbourg: 215 km

Getting here

Salans 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 Salans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berthelange, Byans-sur-Doubs, Courtefontaine, Dampierre, Evans, Ferrieres-les-Bois, Fraisans, Le Petit-Mercey, Louvatange, Mercey-le-Grand, Osselle, Plumont, Pouilley-Francais, Ranchot, Rans, Romain, Roset-Fluans, Routelle, Saint-Vit and Villars-Saint-Georges.

This page in French: Visiter Salans

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