Vescles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vescles in Jura

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 34 km from Vescles

Visit Vescles: highlights and tourist information

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Vescles 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 Vescles in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 34 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 36 km.

Vescles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-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 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 41 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and bird-watching...

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Markets in and near Vescles

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (11km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (22km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (31km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (32km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (34km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (34km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (35km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (36km)

More information about Vescles, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Vescles, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (34km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (22km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (22km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (29km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (30km)
  • Col de la Faucille (31km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (32km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (33km)
  • Lac du Val (33km)
  • Lac de Chambly (35km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (37km)
  • Lac de Chalain (37km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (38km)
  • Lac du Vernois (38km)
  • Lac de Narlay (39km)
  • Lac des Rousses (40km)
  • Lac du Fioget (41km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (42km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (44km)

Geography and distances

Vescles is in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Vescles is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vescles

Canton: Arinthod

Arrondissement: Lons-le-Saunier

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39240

Distance to Vescles

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 323 km

from Bordeaux: 510 km

from Strasbourg: 295 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 Vescles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arinthod, Cernon, Cezia, Chancia, Chemilla, Chisseria, Coisia, Condes, Cornod, Dortan, Dramelay, Lavancia-Epercy, Lavans-sur-Valouse, Lect, Montcusel and Saint-Hymetiere.

This page in French: Visiter Vescles