Tancua tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tancua: highlights and tourist information

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Tancua is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Tancua is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 22 km and Yvoire at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tancua, 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 Tancua 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 Tancua

Markets in and near Tancua

  • Morez: market Saturday all day (4km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (18km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (22km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (25km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (31km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (32km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (35km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (37km)

More information about Tancua, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Tancua, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (11km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (32km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de l'Abbaye (5km)
  • Lac des Rousses (9km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (11km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (11km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (13km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (13km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (13km)
  • Lac de Narlay (14km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (14km)
  • Lac du Vernois (15km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (16km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (16km)
  • Lac du Fioget (16km)
  • Lac du Val (17km)
  • Col de la Faucille (17km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (18km)
  • Lac de Chambly (19km)
  • Lac de Chalain (22km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (23km)
  • Source - la Seille (35km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (35km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (54km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tancua

Canton: Morez

Arrondissement: Saint-Claude

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39400

Distance to Tancua

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 577 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 542 km

from Strasbourg: 265 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-Des-Pres, Grande-Riviere, La Doye, La Mouille, Lezat, Morbier, Morez, Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux and Saint-Pierre.

This page in French: Visiter Tancua