Tavaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tavaux: highlights and tourist information

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Tavaux is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 42 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Tavaux is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 9 km and Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tavaux, 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 Tavaux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


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Map of places to visit near Tavaux

Markets in and near Tavaux

  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (17km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (20km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (30km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (31km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (32km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (33km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (34km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (37km)

More information about Tavaux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Tavaux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (9km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (32km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (36km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (42km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (37km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (50km)
  • Lac de Chalain (50km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (50km)
  • Lac de Chambly (53km)
  • Lac du Fioget (56km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (56km)
  • Lac du Vernois (57km)
  • Lac de Narlay (58km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (58km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tavaux

Canton: Chemin

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39500

Distance to Tavaux

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 506 km

from Nice: 398 km

from Bordeaux: 523 km

from Strasbourg: 245 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abergement-la-Ronce, Aumur, Champdivers, Choisey, Crissey, Damparis, Foucherans, Gevry, Molay, Peseux, Rahon, Saint-Aubin and Samerey.

This page in French: Visiter Tavaux