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Sapois tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Arbois at 21 km from Sapois

Visit Sapois: highlights and tourist information

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Sapois is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 21 km and Salins-les-Bains at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sapois, 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 Sapois in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Arbois

Arbois

at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
 
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Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region,...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

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

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle...

See Chateau de Joux guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

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

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to...

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Dole

Dole

at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dole guide

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Map of places to visit near Sapois

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Markets in and near Sapois

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (3km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (21km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (26km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (35km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (41km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (47km)

More information about Sapois, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Sapois, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (31km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (51km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Billaude (8km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (10km)
  • Lac du Fioget (10km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (11km)
  • Lac du Vernois (12km)
  • Lac de Narlay (12km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (14km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (14km)
  • Lac de Chalain (15km)
  • Lac de Chambly (16km)
  • Lac du Val (17km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (19km)
  • Source - la Seille (19km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (19km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (20km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (25km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (29km)
  • Lac des Rousses (30km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (40km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (40km)
  • Col de la Faucille (43km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (48km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (51km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Sapois is in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Sapois is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sapois

Canton: Champagnole

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39300

Distance to Sapois

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 554 km

from Nice: 355 km

from Bordeaux: 548 km

from Strasbourg: 245 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 Sapois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardon, Bourg-de-Sirod, Champagnole, Charency, Cize, Conte, Crans, Doye, Equevillon, Gillois, Le Latet, Le Pasquier, Lent, Les Nans, Loulle, Mournans-Charbonny, Moutoux, Ney, Onglieres, Pillemoine, Saint-Germain-en-Montagne, Sirod, Syam and Vannoz.

This page in French: Visiter Sapois

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