Songeson tourism and travel guide

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Visit Songeson: highlights and tourist information

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Songeson is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 21 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Songeson is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 15 km and Chateau-Chalon at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Songeson, 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 Songeson 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 Songeson

Markets in and near Songeson

  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (12km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (21km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (21km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (30km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (39km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (41km)

More information about Songeson, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Songeson, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Songeson.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (25km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Chambly (1km)
  • Lac du Val (3km)
  • Lac de Chalain (3km)
  • Lac du Vernois (5km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (6km)
  • Lac de Narlay (7km)
  • Lac du Fioget (7km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (7km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (8km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (8km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (8km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (10km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (10km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (15km)
  • Source - la Seille (16km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (16km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (25km)
  • Lac des Rousses (26km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (30km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (31km)
  • Col de la Faucille (35km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Songeson

Canton: Clairvaux-les-Lacs

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39130

Distance to Songeson

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 347 km

from Bordeaux: 536 km

from Strasbourg: 259 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonlieu, Charcier, Chevrotaine, Denezieres, Doucier, Fontenu, Le Frasnois, Marigny, Menetrux-en-Joux, Saffloz, Saugeot and Uxelles.

This page in French: Visiter Songeson