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Tavaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tavaux in Jura

Photo is of Dole at 9 km from Tavaux

Visit Tavaux: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!



at 9 km (direction north-east)

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal...

See Dole guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 29 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest...

See Pesmes guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arbois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide


at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps...

See Dijon guide


at 43 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region...

See Beaune guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to spend an...

See Beze guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

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

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Jura

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)

Hotels near Tavaux

More information about Tavaux, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Tavaux, France

What to do at Tavaux? 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

Tavaux is in the east of France at 42 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Tavaux is 305 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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