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Vercia tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vercia in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 12 km from Vercia

Visit Vercia: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 12 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vercia, 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 Vercia in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman...

See Tournus abbey guide
 
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Tournus

Tournus

at 42 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus,...

See Tournus guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arbois guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

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

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Macon

Macon

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit...

See Macon guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 67 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vercia

 
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Markets in and near Vercia

  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (12km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (18km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (19km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (24km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (31km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (36km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (38km)

More information about Vercia, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Vercia, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (20km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (22km)
  • Source - la Seille (26km)
  • Lac de Chalain (27km)
  • Lac de Chambly (27km)
  • Lac du Val (28km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (28km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (32km)
  • Lac du Vernois (34km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (34km)
  • Lac de Narlay (35km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (35km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (35km)
  • Lac du Fioget (36km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (38km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (38km)
  • Seille (Saône) (40km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (40km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (40km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (46km)
  • Col de la Faucille (50km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vercia is in the east of France at 12 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Vercia is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vercia

Canton: Beaufort

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39190

Distance to Vercia

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 351 km

from Bordeaux: 507 km

from Strasbourg: 281 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 Vercia from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arthenas, Augea, Augisey, Beaufort, Bonnaud, Cesancey, Cuisia, Flacey-en-Bresse, Geruge, Gevingey, Grusse, Mallerey, Maynal, Orbagna, Rotalier, Saint-Laurent-la-Roche, Sainte-Agnes, Savigny-en-Revermont, Trenal and Vincelles.

This page in French: Visiter Vercia

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