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Visit Sapois: highlights and tourist information

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Sapois is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Sapois is 356 kilometres from Paris).

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!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Jura

Map of places to visit near Sapois

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


Geography and distances

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

Sapois 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 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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