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Tancua tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tancua in Jura

Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 22 km from Tancua

Visit Tancua: highlights and tourist information

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Tancua is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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

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!



at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 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


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 42 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


at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as a spa...

See Evian guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

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

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle...

See Chateau de Joux guide


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

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

See Pontarlier guide

... 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

What to do at Tancua? 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

Tancua is in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Tancua is 375 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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