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Visit Vadans: highlights and tourist information

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Vadans is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Vadans is 329 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 6 km and Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vadans, 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 Vadans 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 Vadans

Markets in and near Vadans

  • Arbois: market Friday (6km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (26km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (34km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (37km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (40km)

More information about Vadans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Vadans, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (23km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (24km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (19km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (25km)
  • Lac de Chalain (30km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Lac de Chambly (33km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (33km)
  • Lac du Fioget (34km)
  • Lac du Vernois (35km)
  • Lac du Val (35km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (35km)
  • Lac de Narlay (36km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (37km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (37km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (40km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (41km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (47km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (61km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vadans

Canton: Arbois

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39600

Distance to Vadans

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 329 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 379 km

from Bordeaux: 539 km

from Strasbourg: 239 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abergement-le-Grand, Abergement-le-Petit, Arbois, Aumont, Grozon, La Ferte, Mathenay, Molamboz, Montholier, Pupillin, Saint-Cyr-Montmalin, Villeneuve-d'Aval and Villette-les-Arbois.

This page in French: Visiter Vadans

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