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Vers-en-Montagne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vers-en-Montagne in Jura

Photo is of Salins-les-Bains at 14 km from Vers-en-Montagne

Visit Vers-en-Montagne: highlights and tourist information

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Vers-en-Montagne is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Salins-les-Bains at 14 km and Arbois at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vers-en-Montagne, 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 Vers-en-Montagne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arbois guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-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 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
 
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Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 26 km (direction north-north-west), in the Doubs department

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

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

Lons-le-Saunier

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Pontarlier

Pontarlier

at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Pontarlier guide
Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 35 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

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

See Chateau de Joux guide
Lods

Lods

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Lods guide
Ornans

Ornans

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Doubs department

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

See Ornans guide
Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

Mouthier-Haute-Pierre

at 37 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
Dole

Dole

at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dole guide
Besancon

Besancon

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

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

See Besancon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vers-en-Montagne

 
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Markets in and near Vers-en-Montagne

  • Champagnole: market Saturday (8km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (14km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (32km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (34km)
  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (34km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (45km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (58km)

More information about Vers-en-Montagne, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Vers-en-Montagne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (29km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Joux (7km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (15km)
  • Lac du Fioget (17km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (17km)
  • Source - la Seille (18km)
  • Lac de Chalain (19km)
  • Lac du Vernois (19km)
  • Lac de Narlay (19km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (21km)
  • Lac de Chambly (21km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (21km)
  • Lac du Val (22km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (24km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (26km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (26km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (32km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (36km)
  • Lac des Rousses (37km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (46km)
  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (46km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Vers-en-Montagne is in the east of France at 32 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Vers-en-Montagne is 350 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vers-en-Montagne

Canton: Champagnole

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39300

Distance to Vers-en-Montagne

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 350 km

from Calais: 547 km

from Nice: 362 km

from Bordeaux: 549 km

from Strasbourg: 240 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 Vers-en-Montagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelot-en-Montagne, Ardon, Chapois, Charency, Le Larderet, Le Latet, Le Pasquier, Les Nans, Mournans-Charbonny, Moutoux, Pont-d'Hery, Saint-Germain-en-Montagne, Supt, Valempoulieres and Vannoz.

This page in French: Visiter Vers-en-Montagne

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