Songeson tourism and travel guide

Photo of Songeson in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 15 km from Songeson

Visit Songeson: highlights and tourist information

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Songeson 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 Songeson in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 15 km and Chateau-Chalon at 19 km.

Songeson, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 21 km (direction west)

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

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at 28 km (direction west)

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

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at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

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Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

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

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to the Loue...

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Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

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at 55 km (direction north-west)

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

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

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

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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

What to do at Songeson? 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

Songeson is in the east of France at 21 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Songeson is 357 kilometres from Paris).

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

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