Saugeot tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saugeot in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 18 km from Saugeot

Visit Saugeot: highlights and tourist information

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Saugeot 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 Saugeot in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 18 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 23 km.

Saugeot, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arbois guide


at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

See Thonon les Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide


at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide


at 64 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Saugeot


Markets in and near Saugeot

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (17km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (23km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (24km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (34km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (34km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (36km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (40km)

More information about Saugeot, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Saugeot, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (28km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Val (3km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (4km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (4km)
  • Lac de Chambly (5km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (6km)
  • Lac du Vernois (7km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (7km)
  • Lac de Narlay (8km)
  • Lac de Chalain (8km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (9km)
  • Lac du Fioget (9km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (10km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (11km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (11km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (12km)
  • Source - la Seille (21km)
  • Lac des Rousses (23km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (24km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (26km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (29km)
  • Col de la Faucille (30km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saugeot is in the east of France at 23 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Saugeot is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saugeot

Canton: Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39130

Distance to Saugeot

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 341 km

from Bordeaux: 534 km

from Strasbourg: 263 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 Saugeot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonlieu, Charcier, Cogna, Denezieres, Doucier, Hautecour, La Chaux-du-Dombief, La Frasnee, Le Frasnois, Menetrux-en-Joux, Saint-Maurice-Crillat, Songeson and Uxelles.

This page in French: Visiter Saugeot