Salans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Salans in Jura

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

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Salans 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 Salans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 14 km and Besancon at 20 km.

Salans, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 14 km (direction south), 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
Besancon

Besancon

at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Besancon guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 22 km (direction east-south-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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Dole

Dole

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dole guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 28 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Arbois guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-south-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 39 km (direction east-south-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 47 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Beze

Beze

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to spend an...

See Beze guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Salans is in the east of France at 57 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Salans is 318 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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