Vernantois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vernantois: highlights and tourist information

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Vernantois is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 6 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Vernantois is 346 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 6 km and Baume-les-Messieurs at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vernantois, 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 Vernantois 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 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

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

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

Vernantois 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 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