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Vaux-sur-Poligny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaux-sur-Poligny in Jura

Photo is of Arbois at 9 km from Vaux-sur-Poligny

Visit Vaux-sur-Poligny: highlights and tourist information

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Vaux-sur-Poligny is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arbois at 9 km and Chateau-Chalon at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vaux-sur-Poligny, 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 Vaux-sur-Poligny in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Arbois

Arbois

at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
 
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Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Dole

Dole

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along...

See Ornans guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore,...

See Lods guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore the source...

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

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

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 50 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Besancon

Besancon

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

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the...

See Besancon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vaux-sur-Poligny

 
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Markets in and near Vaux-sur-Poligny

  • Arbois: market Friday (9km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (17km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (21km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (35km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (36km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (38km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (41km)

More information about Vaux-sur-Poligny, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Vaux-sur-Poligny, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (16km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (7km)
  • Lac de Chalain (18km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (20km)
  • Lac de Chambly (21km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (21km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (23km)
  • Lac du Fioget (23km)
  • Lac du Val (23km)
  • Lac du Vernois (24km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (25km)
  • Lac de Narlay (25km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (26km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (26km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (29km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (29km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (36km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (36km)
  • Lac des Rousses (45km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vaux-sur-Poligny is in the east of France at 21 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Vaux-sur-Poligny is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaux-sur-Poligny

Canton: Poligny

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39800

Distance to Vaux-sur-Poligny

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 539 km

from Nice: 368 km

from Bordeaux: 536 km

from Strasbourg: 247 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 Vaux-sur-Poligny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barretaine, Besain, Buvilly, Chamole, Chaussenans, Miery, Plasne, Poligny and Tourmont.

This page in French: Visiter Vaux-sur-Poligny

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