Vernantois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vernantois in Jura

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 6 km from Vernantois

Visit Vernantois: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vernantois in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 6 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 11 km.

Vernantois, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Arbois guide


at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

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

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces that were...

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at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure lake and...

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at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

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

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Map of places to visit near Vernantois


Markets in and near Vernantois

  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (6km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (27km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (28km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (29km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (34km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (35km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (35km)

More information about Vernantois, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Vernantois, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (58km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (15km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (12km)
  • Lac de Chalain (17km)
  • Lac de Chambly (18km)
  • Source - la Seille (18km)
  • Lac du Val (18km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (22km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (23km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (23km)
  • Lac du Vernois (24km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (25km)
  • Lac de Narlay (26km)
  • Lac du Fioget (26km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (26km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (28km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (28km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (28km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (36km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (40km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (40km)
  • Lac des Rousses (42km)
  • Col de la Faucille (44km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Vernantois is in the east of France at 6 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Vernantois is 346 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernantois

Canton: Lons-le-Saunier-Sud

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39570

Distance to Vernantois

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 346 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 351 km

from Bordeaux: 517 km

from Strasbourg: 272 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 Vernantois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 27 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alieze, Arthenas, Bornay, Briod, Chilly-le-Vignoble, Conliege, Courbette, Courbouzon, Essia, Geruge, Gevingey, Grusse, Lons-le-Saunier, Macornay, Marnezia, Messia-sur-Sorne, Moiron, Montaigu, Montmorot, Nogna, Perrigny, Poids-de-Fiole, Publy, Revigny, Saint-Laurent-la-Roche, Saint-Maur and Vevy.

This page in French: Visiter Vernantois