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Photo of Syam in Jura

Photo is of Baume-les-Messieurs at 23 km from Syam

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Visit Syam: highlights and tourist information

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Syam is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 30 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Syam is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Baume-les-Messieurs at 23 km and Chateau-Chalon at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Syam, 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 Syam 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 Syam


Markets in and near Syam

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (6km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (26km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (36km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (38km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (41km)

More information about Syam, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Syam, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (32km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (46km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Billaude (2km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (4km)
  • Lac du Fioget (5km)
  • Lac de Narlay (7km)
  • Lac du Vernois (8km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (8km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (9km)
  • Lac de Chalain (13km)
  • Lac de Chambly (13km)
  • Lac du Val (13km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (14km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (14km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (16km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (18km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (19km)
  • Source - la Seille (21km)
  • Lac des Rousses (24km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (24km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (34km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (35km)
  • Col de la Faucille (37km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (51km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Syam

Canton: Champagnole

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39300

Distance to Syam

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 560 km

from Nice: 349 km

from Bordeaux: 547 km

from Strasbourg: 249 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-de-Sirod, Champagnole, Chatelneuf, Chaux-Des-Crotenay, Cize, Conte, Crans, Gillois, Le Vaudioux, Lent, Les Planches-en-Montagne, Loulle, Ney, Pillemoine, Sapois and Sirod.

This page in French: Visiter Syam

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